Simhaghosha, Siṃhaghoṣa: 5 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Simhaghosha 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 Siṃhaghoṣa can be transliterated into English as Simhaghosa or Simhaghosha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Simhaghosha in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Siṃhaghoṣa (सिंहघोष).—A son and commander of Bhaṇḍa.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 21. 81; 26. 48.
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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Simhaghosha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Siṃhaghoṣa (सिंहघोष).—name of a Buddha in a southeastern loka-dhātu: Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 184.8.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Siṃhaghoṣa (सिंहघोष).—m. a proper name, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 199, 20.

Siṃhaghoṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms siṃha and ghoṣa (घोष).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Siṃhaghoṣa (सिंहघोष):—[=siṃha-ghoṣa] [from siṃha] m. Name of a Buddha, [Buddhist literature]

2) [v.s. ...] of various other men, [Daśakumāra-carita]

[Sanskrit to German]

Simhaghosha in German

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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 (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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