Shucishravas, Śuciśravas, Shuci-shravas: 3 definitions



Shucishravas 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 Śuciśravas can be transliterated into English as Sucisravas or Shucishravas, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Shuchishravas.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śuciśravas (शुचिश्रवस्).—Name of Viṣṇu.

Śuciśravas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śuci and śravas (श्रवस्).

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

1) Śuciśravas (शुचिश्रवस्):—[=śuci-śravas] [from śuci > śuc] m. ‘having bright renown’, Name of Viṣṇu, [Viṣṇu-smṛti, viṣṇu-sūtra, vaiṣṇava-dharma-śāstra; Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] of a Prajā-pati, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Śuciśravas (शुचिश्रवस्):—

1) adj. dessen Ruf rein ist: śucīni śravaṇīyāni śṛṇomīha na ca pāpāni gṛhṇāmi tato haṃ vai śuciśravāḥ (Viṣṇu spricht) [Mahābhārata 12, 13250.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 1, 5, 13. 8, 21, 3.] [PAÑCAR. 4, 3, 34 (S. 249).] —

2) m. Nomen proprium eines Prajāpati [Viṣṇupurāṇa 50,] [Nalopākhyāna 2.]

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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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