Suciratha, Shuciratha, Śuciratha: 4 definitions
Suciratha 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 Śuciratha can be transliterated into English as Suciratha or Shuciratha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Suchiratha.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Śuciratha (शुचिरथ).—A King born in Bharata’s dynasty. He was the son of Citraratha and Dhṛṣama’s father. (Bhāgavata, 9th Skandha).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Suciratha (सुचिरथ).—A son of Vicitraratha and father of Vṛṣṇimat.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 21. 11-12.
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śuciratha (शुचिरथ):—[=śuci-ratha] [from śuci > śuc] m. ‘having a bright chariot’, Name of a king, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
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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.
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