Shvetodara, aka: Śvetodara, Shveta-udara; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Śvetodara can be transliterated into English as Svetodara or Shvetodara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana

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Śvetodara (श्वेतोदर).—A mountain on the south of the Mānasa.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 36. 23; 39. 56; 42. 30. Ṣa
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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Shvetodara in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Śvetodara (श्वेतोदर).—an epithet of Kubera.

Derivable forms: śvetodaraḥ (श्वेतोदरः).

Śvetodara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śveta and udara (उदर).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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