Shulabhrit, Śūlabhṛt, Shula-bhrit: 4 definitions


Shulabhrit 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 Śūlabhṛt can be transliterated into English as Sulabhrt or Shulabhrit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous (S) next»] — Shulabhrit in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Śūlabhṛt (शूलभृत्).—Śūlapāṇi, Śūladhara, Śūli, Śiva: living in the city of Bāṇa;1 lord of different classes of spirits;2 blessed Yama son of Vivasvān to be a lokapāla and Lord of Pitṛs;3 married Dākṣāyaṇī and was not invited to Dakṣa's sacrifice;4 with 18 hands, residing at Gomati;5 acted as Protector for Soma's Rājasūya.6

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 13. 62; Matsya-purāṇa 6. 13.
  • 2) Ib. 8. 5.
  • 3) Ib. 11. 19.
  • 4) Ib. 13. 13.
  • 5) Ib. 22. 13.
  • 6) Ib. 23. 19; 252. 5.
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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

[«previous (S) next»] — Shulabhrit in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śūlabhṛt (शूलभृत्).—m. epithets of Śiva; अधिगतधवलिम्नः शूलपाणेरभिख्याम् (adhigatadhavalimnaḥ śūlapāṇerabhikhyām) Śi.4.65; R.2.38.

Śūlabhṛt is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śūla and bhṛt (भृत्). See also (synonyms): śūladhanvan, śūladhara, śūladhārin, śūladhruk, śūlapāṇi.

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

Śūlabhṛt (शूलभृत्).—[adjective] = śūladhara.

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

Śūlabhṛt (शूलभृत्):—[=śūla-bhṛt] [from śūla > śūl] m. ‘spear-holder’, Name of Śiva, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature]

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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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