Sudamshtra, aka: Sudaṃṣṭra; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Sudaṃṣṭra can be transliterated into English as Sudamstra or Sudamshtra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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1a) Sudaṃṣṭra (सुदंष्ट्र).—A son of Ajāta and an Andhaka.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 44. 84; Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 141.

1b) The adopted son of Asamanjasa.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 141.
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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