Sudhaman, Sudhāman: 3 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Sudhāman (सुधामन्).—A son of Ghṛtapṛṣṭha.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 20. 21.

1b) (see also Vairāja): a son of Viraja and Gaurī) a lokapāla; father of Vairaja.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 11. 13; Vāyu-purāṇa 28. 11; 50. 206; 62. 66.

1c) (also Vairāja) a son of Kardama; a lokapāla of Lokāloka hill; attained heaven by tapas.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 21. 157; 30. 40; Matsya-purāṇa 124. 95. Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 8. 83.

1d) A Kaśyapa and a sage of the Cākṣuṣa and Raivata epochs.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 61, 77.

1e) A disciple of Lokākṣi, an avatār of the Lord.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 23. 135.

1f) A son of Vāli, an avatār of the Lord.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 23. 160.

1g) An Ajita deva.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 67. 34.

1h) A sage of the Raivata epoch.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 1. 22.
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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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Sudhāman (सुधामन्):—[=su-dhāman] [from su > su-tanaya] m. Name of various Ṛṣis, [Purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] of a son of Ghṛta-pṛṣṭha, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] : of a mountain ([varia lectio] -dhāma), [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] [plural] Name of a class of deities under the 10th Manu ([varia lectio] -dhāma), [ib.]

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Sudhaman in German

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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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