Sthalapadma, Sthala-padma: 3 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sthalapadma (स्थलपद्म).—a land-lotus; सरोजलक्ष्मीं स्थलपद्महासैः (sarojalakṣmīṃ sthalapadmahāsaiḥ) Bk.2.3.

Derivable forms: sthalapadmam (स्थलपद्मम्).

Sthalapadma is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sthala and padma (पद्म).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sthalapadma (स्थलपद्म).—n.

(-dmaṃ) A shrub, (Hibiscus mutabilis.) E. sthala dry ground, and padma a lotus.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Sthalapadma (स्थलपद्म):—[=sthala-padma] [from sthala > sthal] m. Arum Indicum, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] the flower of Hibiscus Mutabilis, [Pañcarātra; Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]

3) [v.s. ...] another plant (= chattra-pattra, tamālaka), [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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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. 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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