Suhotri: 3 definitions
Suhotri means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Suhotri (सुहोत्रि).—The avatār of the Lord in the fourth dvāpara with four sons, Sumukha, Durmukha, etc.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 23. 126.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Suhotṛ (सुहोतृ).—[masculine] a good sacrificer.
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Suhotṛ (सुहोतृ).—[masculine] a good sacrificer.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Suhotṛ (सुहोतृ):—[=su-hotṛ] [from su > su-hata] a m. (or su-h) a good sacrificer or priest, [Ṛg-veda; Taittirīya-saṃhitā]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of a son of Bhumanyu, [Mahābhārata]
3) [v.s. ...] of a son of Vitatha, [Harivaṃśa]
4) [=su-hotṛ] b etc. See above.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text: Duratikrama, Sumukha, Angira.
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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 3 - Mārkaṇḍeya’s Further Query < [Section 3b - Arunācala-khaṇḍa (Uttarārdha)]
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section XCIV < [Sambhava Parva]
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)