Somasad, Soma-sad: 2 definitions
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Somasad (सोमसद्).—m. a particular class of Manes or Pitṛs; विराट्सुताः सोमसदः साध्यानां पितरः स्मृताः (virāṭsutāḥ somasadaḥ sādhyānāṃ pitaraḥ smṛtāḥ) Ms.3.195.
Somasad is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms soma and sad (सद्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Somasad (सोमसद्).—m. (-sad) A Pitri or progenitor of a peculiar class, the progenitor of the celestial beings called Sadhyas. E. soma, and sad who goes.
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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Partial matches: Soma.
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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 40 - The Birth of Mahākāla: The Arrangement of Four Yugas < [Section 2 - Kaumārikā-khaṇḍa]