Shridandanatha, Śrīdaṇḍanāthā: 1 definition



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The Sanskrit term Śrīdaṇḍanāthā can be transliterated into English as Sridandanatha or Shridandanatha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Shridandanatha in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Śrīdaṇḍanāthā (श्रीदण्डनाथा).—The leader of Lalitā's hosts against Bhaṇḍa; also Potrinī; her march described; in Kiricakraratha: Her mount was the lion Vajraghoṣa;1 hit Kuṭalākṣa, the chief commander of Bhaṇḍa: consulted Mantrinī: helped Kumārī in her expedition against sons of Bhaṇḍa: ascended Geyacakra and fought with Viṣanga: became happy at the end.2

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 16. 31; 17. 8, 27; ch. 21.
  • 2) Ib. IV. 26. 1-113; 27. 45 and 58; 28. 14-20; 34. 55.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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