Shunyapala, aka: Śūnyapāla, Shunya-pala; 2 Definition(s)
Shunyapala 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 Śūnyapāla can be transliterated into English as Sunyapala or Shunyapala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Śūnyapāla (शून्यपाल).—A Maharṣi. This sage was an inhabitant of the divine world. (Mahābhārata, Dākṣiṇātya Pāṭha, Udyoga Parva, Chapter 83).Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Śūnyapāla (शून्यपाल).—a substitute; त्वां हि मत्स्यो महीपालः शून्यपालमिहाकरोत् (tvāṃ hi matsyo mahīpālaḥ śūnyapālamihākarot) Mb.4. 35.11 (com. rājño'sannidhāne pālakam).
Derivable forms: śūnyapālaḥ (शून्यपालः).
Śūnyapāla is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śūnya and pāla (पाल).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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Kautilya Arthashastra (by R. Shamasastry)
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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
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