Skandapasmara, Skandāpasmāra: 3 definitions
Skandapasmara 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: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Skandāpasmāra (स्कन्दापस्मार).—A demon derived from the body of Subrahmaṇya. This would enter the womb of pregnant women and afflict the child in the womb. (Mahābhārata Vana Parva, Chapter 230, Verse 26).
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 dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Skandāpasmāra (स्कन्दापस्मार):—[from skanda > skand] m. a demon causing a [particular] disease, [Mahābhārata; Suśruta]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Skandāpasmāra (स्कन्दापस्मार):—(skanda + a) m. ein best. Krankheitsdämon [Mahābhārata 3, 14479.] [Suśruta 2, 386, 12. 14. 387, 5. 394, 7.]
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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Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter XXIX - Therapeutics of an attack by Skandapasmara < [Canto II - Kaumarabhritya-tantra (pediatrics, gynecology and pregnancy)]
Chapter XXXVI - Treatment of an attack by Naigamesha < [Canto II - Kaumarabhritya-tantra (pediatrics, gynecology and pregnancy)]
Chapter XXVII - Specific features of nine malignant Grahas < [Canto II - Kaumarabhritya-tantra (pediatrics, gynecology and pregnancy)]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CLXXVI - The Nidanam of diseases peculiar to peculiar to infant life < [Dhanvantari Samhita]
The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)