Sudarshana, aka: Sudarsana, Sudarśana; 9 Definition(s)
Sudarśana (सुदर्शन) is a Sanskrit technical term referring to a type of temple (prāsāda) classified, according to Samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra chapter 57. The temple is mentioned as one of the nine temples being a favorite of Bhagavatī. The Samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra is an 11th-century encyclopedia dealing with various topics from the Vāstuśāstra (branch of Hindu science dealing with architecture and construction).
Sudarśana is also listed in the Īśānaśivagurudevapaddhati which features a list of 52 temple types. This list represents the classification of temples in South-India.
Sudarśana (सुदर्शन):—The son of king Dhruvasandhi (son of Puṣpa) of the Solar Dynasty and his first wife Manoramā. He was the eldest son and brother to Satrujit. See the Devī-bhāgavata-purāṇa 3.14 (The glories of Devī).
According to the Bhaviṣya Purāṇa, the incarnation (birth) of the Sudarśana Cakra (as Nimbārka) occurred, in the month of Kārtika on the evening of the full moon in the year 3096 B.C.E., at the time when the grandson of Arjuna was on the throne.
1) Sudarśana (सुदर्शन):—He married of Oghavatī (Daugter of Oghavān). (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.2)
2) Sudarśana (सुदर्शन):—Son of Dhruvasandhi (son of Puṣpa). He had a son named Agnivarṇa. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.12.5)
The Discus (cakra) is called sudarśana which means ‘pleasing-to-see’, it is usually shown in iconography with a hexagon in the center. The six points of the two triangles represent the six seasons in a yearly time cycle, in the center nave is the seed sound (bija) ‘hrim’, which represents the changeless, motionless center, the Supreme Cause. The interlocking triangles symbolise the union of the male and female elements of the Universe (puruṣa=prakṛti).
Sudarsana (सुदर्सण): A warrior on the Kaurava army.
Sudarshana is a King of the solar dynasty, an ancestor of Rama. His father is Shankana and his son is Agnivarna.
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Oghavatī (ओघवती).—Daughter of Oghavat I; wife of Sudarśana.** Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 2.18.
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- · Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > On the going to the Svayamvara assembly of Sudarśana
- · Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > On the killing of the enemy of Sudarśana in the great war
- · Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > On Sudarśana’s marriage
- · Brihad Bhagavatamrita > ... > Verse 2.4.71
- · Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > On the king of Benares fulfilling the advice of his daughter
- · Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > On the narration of the glories of the Devī
- · Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > On the installation of Durgā Devī in the city of Benares
- · The Garuda Purana > ... > Worship of the divine discus (Sudarśanam)
- · Brihad Bhagavatamrita > ... > Verse 1.5.62-63
- · Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > On the installation of the Devī in Ayodhyā and Benares
- · Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > On the Svayamvara hall and the kingś conversation there
- · Brihad Bhagavatamrita > ... > Verse 1.3.15
- · Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > The Svayambara of Śaśikalā
- · Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > On the story of Viśvāmitra
- · Brihad Bhagavatamrita > ... > Verse 2.5.55
- · Śrīmad Devī Bhāgavatam > ... > On the glory of the Devī
- · Brihad Bhagavatamrita > ... > Verse 1.3.23
- · A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 4 > ... > The Bhāgavata-purāṇa (introduction)
- · The Vishnu Purana > ... > An account of the burning of Varanasi by Krishna and killing of Paundraka
- · Brihad Bhagavatamrita > ... > Verse 2.3.23
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