Sthalapadmini, aka: Sthalapadminī, Sthala-padmini; 3 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Sthalapadmini (स्थलपद्मिनि).—In Ekāśiladeśa between Kṛṣṇa and Pāṇḍura Mts; in the middle is nyagrodhā below which is anantasada, abode of Viṣṇu who is worshipped by Yakṣas, Gandharvas, etc.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 38. 51-9
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Languages of India and abroad

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Sthalapadmini in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Sthalapadminī (स्थलपद्मिनी).—the shrub Hibiscus Mulabilis.

Sthalapadminī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sthala and padminī (पद्मिनी).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sthalapadminī (स्थलपद्मिनी).—f. (-nī) A shrub, (Hibiscus mutabilis.) E. sthala dry ground, and padminī a cluster of lotuses.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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