Sudamana, Sudāmāna: 3 definitions
Sudamana 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Sudāmāna (सुदामान) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.177.9) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Sudāmāna) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
Sudāmāna is also mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.53) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
1) Sudāmana (सुदामन):—[=su-dāmana] [from su > su-tanaya] m. Name of a councillor of Janaka, [Rāmāyaṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] n. a [particular] mythical weapon, [Rāmāyaṇa] ([Bombay edition] su-dāruṇa).
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Search found 4 books and stories containing Sudamana, Sudāmāna, Sudāmana, Su-damana, Su-dāmana; (plurals include: Sudamanas, Sudāmānas, Sudāmanas, damanas, dāmanas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Ramayana of Valmiki (by Hari Prasad Shastri)
Chapter 70 - Vishvamitra relates the descent of the dynasty < [Book 1 - Bala-kanda]
Chapter 68 - Messengers are sent to Prince Bharata < [Book 2 - Ayodhya-kanda]
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section IX < [Jambukhanda Nirmana Parva]
List of Mahabharata tribes (by Laxman Burdak)