Shvetodara, Śvetodara, Shveta-udara: 4 definitions
Shvetodara 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 Śvetodara can be transliterated into English as Svetodara or Shvetodara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Śvetodara (श्वेतोदर).—A mountain on the south of the Mānasa.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 36. 23; 39. 56; 42. 30.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śvetodara (श्वेतोदर).—an epithet of Kubera.
Derivable forms: śvetodaraḥ (श्वेतोदरः).
Śvetodara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śveta and udara (उदर).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-raḥ) Kuvera. E. śveta white, and udara the belly.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śvetodara (श्वेतोदर):—[from śveta > śvit] m. ‘having a white belly’, a kind of snake, [Suśruta]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of Kubera, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] of a mountain, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]
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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