Sindhusauvira, Sindhusauvīra, Sindhusauvīrā, Sindhu-sauvira: 6 definitions


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Sindhusauvīra (सिन्धुसौवीर).—A place in the North-west part of India, famous in the Purāṇas. (Mahābhārata, Vana Parva, Chapter 86, Verse 84). The people of Sindhusauvīra do not know dharma (duty).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Sindhusauvīra (सिन्धुसौवीर).—(c) the country over which Rahūgaṇa ruled.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 10. 1; Matsya-purāṇa 114. 41; Vāyu-purāṇa 45. 116.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Sindhusauvīra (सिन्धुसौवीर) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. V.19.19, VI.47.14, VI.52.5, VIII.30.47) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Sindhusauvīra) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sindhusauvīrā (सिन्धुसौवीरा).—Name of a people inhabiting the country round the Indus.

Derivable forms: sindhusauvīrāḥ (सिन्धुसौवीराः).

Sindhusauvīrā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sindhu and sauvīrā (सौवीरा).

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

Sindhusauvīra (सिन्धुसौवीर).—m. pl. name of a people, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 12, 25.

Sindhusauvīra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sindhu and sauvīra (सौवीर).

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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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