Shubhavaktra, aka: Śubhavaktrā; 2 Definition(s)
Shubhavaktra 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 Śubhavaktrā can be transliterated into English as Subhavaktra or Shubhavaktra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Śubhavaktrā (शुभवक्त्रा).—A female attendant of Subrahmaṇya. (Mahābhārata Śalya Parva, Chapter 46, Verse 7).Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
Śubhavaktrā (शुभवक्त्रा) refers to the name of a Lady mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.45.7). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Śubhavaktrā) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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