Somasharma, Somaśarmā: 2 definitions
Somasharma 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.
The Sanskrit term Somaśarmā can be transliterated into English as Somasarma or Somasharma, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
1) Somaśarmā (सोमशर्मा).—A brahmin. (See under Guṇāḍhya).
2) Somaśarmā (सोमशर्मा).—Son of the brahmin Śivaśarmā. (For detailed story see under Śivaśarmā).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Somaśarmā (सोमशर्मा).—The avatār of the Lord of the 27th dvāpara in the Prabhāsa tīrtha with four sons, all tapasvins.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 23. 215.
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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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 7 - The Vaiśeṣika and Nyāya Literature < [Chapter VIII - The Nyāya-Vaiśeṣika Philosophy]
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 5: Treatment of various afflictions (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
Part 3 - The Age of the Mahabharata War < [A Brief History of Indian Chemistry and Medicine]
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 40 - The Birth of Mahākāla: The Arrangement of Four Yugas < [Section 2 - Kaumārikā-khaṇḍa]