Shyamasundara, Śyāmasundara, Shyama-sundara: 4 definitions
Shyamasundara 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 Śyāmasundara can be transliterated into English as Syamasundara or Shyamasundara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)Source: Prabhupada Books: Sri Caitanya Caritamrta
Śyāmasundara Adhikārī was a descendant of Rasikānanda Murāri, the chief disciple of Śyāmānanda Gosvāmī.
Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śyāmasundara (श्यामसुन्दर).—an epithet of Kṛṣṇa.
Derivable forms: śyāmasundaraḥ (श्यामसुन्दरः).
Śyāmasundara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śyāma and sundara (सुन्दर).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Śyāmasundara (श्यामसुन्दर) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—one of the compilers of the Vivādārṇavabhaṅga. Peters. 2, 53.
2) Śyāmasundara (श्यामसुन्दर):—son of Gaṅgādhara Dīkṣita: Devapratiṣṭhāprayoga.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śyāmasundara (श्यामसुन्दर):—[=śyāma-sundara] [from śyāma] m. ‘dark and beautiful’, Name of Kṛṣṇa, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
2) [v.s. ...] (also with cakravartin) Name of various men, [Catalogue(s)]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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Full-text: Ramakanta vidyavagisha, Shyamasundara lattupahva, Shyamasundara bhattacarya, Devapratishthaprayoga, Shyamasundara cakravartin, Shabdarahasya, Ashaucadipika, Samavartanaprayoga, Chandahkaustubha, Gangadhara.
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Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
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