Sudharman, Su-dharman: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Sudharman in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Sudharman (सुधर्मन्).—A Pratardana god.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 31.

1b) A son of the III Sāvarṇa epoch.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 80; Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 84.

1c) The guardian deity of the East.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 8. 9.

1d) A sage of the Cākṣuṣa epoch; attained heaven by tapas.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 9. 22; 143. 38.

1e) A son of Aśvinī and Akrūra.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 45. 33.

1f) A son of Dṛḍhanemi.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 49. 71.

1g) A son of Dharmasāvarṇi.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 32.
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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

[«previous next»] — Sudharman in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sudharman (सुधर्मन्).—a. attentive to duties. (-f.) the council or assembly of gods. (-m.)

1) the hall or palace of Indra.

2) one diligent in properly maintaining his family.

Sudharman is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and dharman (धर्मन्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sudharman (सुधर्मन्).—[adjective] practising justice, honest, virtuous.

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

1) Sudharman (सुधर्मन्):—[=su-dharman] [from su > su-tanaya] mfn. well supporting or maintaining, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]

2) [v.s. ...] practising justice, attending well to duty, [Harivaṃśa]

3) [v.s. ...] m. the maintainer of a family (= kuṭumbin), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] the assembly hall of the gods, [Daśakumāra-carita]

5) [v.s. ...] Name of a being reckoned among the Viśve Devāḥ, [Harivaṃśa]

6) [v.s. ...] of a king of the Daśārṇas, [Mahābhārata]

7) [v.s. ...] of a son of Dṛḍha-nemi, [Harivaṃśa]

8) [v.s. ...] of a son of Citraka, [ib.]

9) [v.s. ...] (with Jainas) of a Gaṇādhipa (also ma-svāmin), [Hemacandra’s Pariśiṣṭaparvan]

10) [v.s. ...] ([plural]) Name of various classes of gods under various Manus, [Purāṇa]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sudharman (सुधर्मन्):—[su-dharman] (rmmā-rmma) 5. m. f. A council of the gods. m. Man attentive to his family.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Sudharman (सुधर्मन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Sudhamma, Suhamma.

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Sudharman 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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