Shrutadevi, aka: Śrutadevī, Śrutādevī, Shruta-devi; 4 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit terms Śrutadevī and Śrutādevī can be transliterated into English as Srutadevi or Shrutadevi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Śrutadevī (श्रुतदेवी).—A sister of Vasudeva, father of Śrī Kṛṣṇa. Vasudeva had five sisters who were:—Māninī, Pṛthā, Śrutadevī, Śrutakīrti and Śrutaśravas. (Bhāgavata, 9th Skandha).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia

1) Śrutadevī (श्रुतदेवी).—A daughter of Devaka and one of the seven wives of Vasudeva.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 44. 73.

2) Śrutādevī (श्रुतादेवी).—A daughter of Śūra and Bhojā, wife of Kṛta, and mother of Sugrīva.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 46. 4-5.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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-English dictionary

Shrutadevi in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Śrutadevī (श्रुतदेवी).—Name of Sarasvatī.

Śrutadevī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śruta and devī (देवी).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śrutadevī (श्रुतदेवी).—f. (-vī) Saraswati. E. śruta that which is heard, (science, &c.) and devī presiding deity.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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. 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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