Shucanti, aka: Śucanti; 1 Definition(s)


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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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.

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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