Shucanti, Śucanti: 4 definitions


Shucanti 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 Śucanti can be transliterated into English as Sucanti or Shucanti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Shuchanti.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Śucanti (शुचन्ति).—A muni who was an adorer of Atri Maharṣi. There is a reference to him in Ṛgveda, Maṇḍala 1, Anuvāka 16, Sūkta 112.

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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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General definition (in Hinduism)

Source: Vedic index of Names and Subjects

Śucanti (शुचन्ति) is the name of a protégé of the Aśvins in the Ṛgveda.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śucanti (शुचन्ति).—m. A proper name, Chr. 296, 7 = [Rigveda.] i. 112, 7.

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

Śucanti (शुचन्ति):—[from śuc] m. Name of a person under the especial protection of the Aśvins, [Ṛg-veda]

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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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