Shrutadeva, Śrutadeva, Śrutadevā: 4 definitions


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The Sanskrit terms Śrutadeva and Śrutadevā can be transliterated into English as Srutadeva or Shrutadeva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Shrutadeva in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Śrutadeva (श्रुतदेव).—A devotee of Śrī Kṛṣṇa. In Bhāgavata, 10th Skandha it is stated that once he had described the story of Śrī Kṛṣṇa.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Śrutadeva (श्रुतदेव).—A Brahman follower of Kṛṣṇa; knew his yoga power; lived as householder in Mithilā, earning bread for the day and contented; was visited by Kṛṣṇa and was happy at the honour done to him.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa I. 14. 32; II. 7. 45; X. 78. [95 (v) 1]; 86. 13 to 57.

1b) A siddha; attacked the Asura followers of Bali.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VI. 15. 15; VIII. 21. 17; X. 86. 13.

1c) A son of Kṛṣṇa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 90. 34.

2) Śrutadevā (श्रुतदेवा).—A daughter of Śūra; a sister of Vasudeva; wife of Vṛddhaśaman Kārūṣa (Vṛddhadharma, the kārūśa king, Viṣṇu-purāṇa) mother of Dantavaktra (the great Asura).*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 24. 30 and 37; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71; 150 and 156; Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 149, 155; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 14. 31, 39, 40.
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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shrutadeva in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Śrutadeva (श्रुतदेव):—[=śruta-deva] [from śruta > śru] m. a god in respect of knowledge, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a son of Kṛṣṇa, [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] of a servant of Kṛṣṇa, [ib.]

4) Śrutadevā (श्रुतदेवा):—[=śruta-devā] [from śruta-deva > śruta > śru] f. Name of a daughter of Śūra (sister of Vasu-deva and wife of Vṛddha-śarman), [Harivaṃśa; Purāṇa]

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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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