Sirayudha, aka: Sīrāyudha, Sira-ayudha; 2 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Sirayudha in Purana glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Sīrāyudha (सीरायुध).—(Baladeva); had the ploughshare as his weapon.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 1. 94 and 96.
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

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

Sīrāyudha (सीरायुध).—See सीरपाणिः (sīrapāṇiḥ); सीरायुधसमश्रियः (sīrāyudhasamaśriyaḥ) Śiva B.24.31.

Derivable forms: sīrāyudhaḥ (सीरायुधः).

Sīrāyudha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sīra and āyudha (आयुध).

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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