Silindhra, Shilindhra: 5 definitions
Silindhra 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Silindhra (सिलिन्ध्र).—(c) a western kingdom watered by the Sītā.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 18. 44.
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
Silindhra (सिलिन्ध्र).—A plantain tree.
Derivable forms: silindhraḥ (सिलिन्ध्रः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ndhraṃ) 1. The flower of the plantain tree. 2. Hail. 3. A mushroom. m.
(-ndhraḥ) 1. A sort of tree. 2. A kind of fish; also citraphalaka. f. (-ndhrī) 1. Earth, clay. 2. A small earth-worm. 3. A sort of bird.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Shilindhraka.
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