Sudhapani, Sudhāpāṇi, Sudha-pani: 5 definitions

Introduction

Sudhapani means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sudhāpāṇi (सुधापाणि).—m S (Bearing in his hand the nectar of immortality.) The physician of the gods, Dhanwantari. Ex. jyācīṃ svarūpēṃ pāhuni || su0 vēdhalā ||.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

sudhāpāṇi (सुधापाणि).—m The physician of the gods dhanvantarī.

context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sudhāpāṇi (सुधापाणि).—an epithet of Dhanvantari, the physician of the gods.

Derivable forms: sudhāpāṇiḥ (सुधापाणिः).

Sudhāpāṇi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sudhā and pāṇi (पाणि).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sudhāpāṇi (सुधापाणि).—m.

(-ṇiḥ) The divine physician, Dhanwantari. E. sudhā nectar, pāṇi hand, bearing in his hands the beverage of immortality.

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

Sudhāpāṇi (सुधापाणि):—[=su-dhā-pāṇi] [from su-dhā] m. ‘bearing n° in his hands’, Name of Dhanvantari (q.v.), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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. 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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