Shuraka, Śūraka: 1 definition
Shuraka 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 Śūraka can be transliterated into English as Suraka or Shuraka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śūraka (शूरक):—[from sūr] [varia lectio] for śūdraka, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
2) Suraka (सुरक):—[from sur] a See p. 1236, col. 1.
3) [from surā] b mfn. = surā-prakāra, surā-varṇa (applied to a snake) [gana] sthūlādi.
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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The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)