Shurabhu, Śūrabhū, Surabhū: 2 definitions


Shurabhu 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 Śūrabhū can be transliterated into English as Surabhu or Shurabhu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Surabhū (सुरभू).—A sister of Kaṃsa. Ugrasena, the Yādava King had 80 sons including Kaṃsa and five daughters Kaṃsā, Mārīṣā, Kākā, Surabhū and Rāṣṭrapālikā. (Bhāgavata, Skandha 9).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Śūrabhū (शूरभू).—A daughter of Ugrasena and wife of Śyāmaka.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 25 and 42.
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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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