Somaloka: 3 definitions
Somaloka 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
Somaloka (सोमलोक).—A bath in the Kaṭheśvaram tīrtha and somatīrtha leads to.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 191. 65, 97.
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
Somaloka (सोमलोक):—[=soma-loka] [from soma] m. the world of the god of the moon, [Upaniṣad]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Somaloka (सोमलोक):—m. die Welt des Mondgottes [Praśnopaniṣad.5,4.] [NṚS. TĀP. Upakośā] in [Weber’s Indische Studien.9,90.] [Weber’s Verzeichniss 146,a (14).]
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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Search found 5 books and stories containing Somaloka, Soma-loka; (plurals include: Somalokas, lokas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 190 - The Greatness of Candrahāsa Tīrtha < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 14 - Somaloka < [Section 1 - Pūrvārdha]
Chapter 121 - The Greatness of Soma Tīrtha < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]
Prashna Upanishad (Madhva commentary) (by Srisa Chandra Vasu)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Chandogya Upanishad (Madhva commentary) (by Srisa Chandra Vasu)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)