Somapana, Somapāna, Soma-pana: 8 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Somapāna (सोमपान).—The Madirāsīndhu of gods.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 28. 87.
1b) tīrtha sacred to the Pitṛs; the residence of Vaiśvānara.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 22. 62.
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Somapāna (सोमपान).—drinking Soma juice.
Derivable forms: somapānam (सोमपानम्).
Somapāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms soma and pāna (पान).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) Drinking the juice of the acid Sarcostema, an essential part of sacrifices according to the Veda-ritual. E. soma, pāna drinking.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Somapāna (सोमपान).—1. [neuter] [abstract] to seq.
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Somapāna (सोमपान).—2. [adjective] Soma-drinking.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Somapāna (सोमपान):—[=soma-pāna] [from soma] n. the drinking of S°, [Gautama-dharma-śāstra; Pañcatantra]
2) [v.s. ...] mfn. S° drinking, a S° drinker, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Somapāna (सोमपान):—[soma-pāna] (naṃ) 1. n. Drinking the juice of the moon-plant.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Sōmapāna (ಸೋಮಪಾನ):—[noun] a drinking of the juice extracted from the sōma plant (Sarcostemma acidum) in a religious sacrifice.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
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Chapter 84 - Tirthas from the Confluence of Gangā and Varaṇā up to Maṇikarṇikā < [Section 2 - Uttarārdha]
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