Shrisukta, Śrīsūkta, Shri-sukta: 6 definitions


Shrisukta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Śrīsūkta can be transliterated into English as Srisukta or Shrisukta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

Śrīsūkta (श्रीसूक्त).—In honour of Śrī;1 to be uttered when founding temples.2

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 9. 77; Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 9. 101.
  • 2) Matsya-purāṇa 265. 24.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shrisukta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śrīsūkta (श्रीसूक्त).—Name of a Vedic hymn (Ṛv.1.165).

Derivable forms: śrīsūktam (श्रीसूक्तम्).

Śrīsūkta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śrī and sūkta (सूक्त).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Śrīsūkta (श्रीसूक्त) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—vaid. Oxf. 7^b. 398^b. Kh. 63. B. 1, 30 (and—[commentary]). Taylor. 1, 50. 282 (and—[commentary]). 309. 427. Oppert. 120. 6840. 7029. Ii, 2174.
—[commentary] L. 3219. Bl. 2. Oppert. 1049. 5686. 6536.
—[commentary] by Rāvaṇa. L. 3017.
—[commentary] by Lakṣmaṇadāsa. Oudh. 1877, 2.
—[commentary] by Sāyaṇa. Oppert. Ii, 3076.

2) Śrīsūkta (श्रीसूक्त):—vaid. Stein 10 (inc.).
—[commentary] by Raṅganātha. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 100.

3) Śrīsūkta (श्रीसूक्त):—khila. Ak 45. L.. 15-17.

Śrīsūkta has the following synonyms: Lakṣmīsūkta.

4) Śrīsūkta (श्रीसूक्त):—a khila of the Ṛv. L.. 15-17. Peters. 6, 47. 527 (and C.). C. by Rāmacandra. Hpr. 2, 229. C. by Vaidyanātha. Peters. 6, 47. C. by Sāyaṇa. Hz. 1552.

Śrīsūkta has the following synonyms: Lakṣmīsūkta.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śrīsūkta (श्रीसूक्त):—[=śrī-sūkta] [from śrī] n. Name of the hymn, [Ṛg-veda i, 165; Śāṅkhāyana-brāhmaṇa; Agni-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Shrisukta in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shrisukta in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śrīsūkta (ಶ್ರೀಸೂಕ್ತ):—[noun] name of a hymn in the Řgvēda.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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