Shurabhu, aka: Śūrabhū, Surabhū; 2 Definition(s)


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

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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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: Puranic Encyclopaedia

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

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 25 and 42.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Śyāmāka (श्यामाक).—n. of a son of the minister Hiru(ka): Divy 575.25 ff.
Harikeśa (हरिकेश).—m. (-śaḥ) Siva. E. hari Vishnu, ka Brahma, and īśa lord.

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