Sukarman, Su-karman: 8 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) Sukarman (सुकर्मन्).—A son of Śvaphalka.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 16; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 112.

1b) A son of Sunvā(na): an illustrious pupil of Jaīmini and author of the saman with a thousand saṃhitas. His pupils were Hiraṇyanābha and Pauṣyañji, besides an Āvantya: Had 500 disciples from the north and a good number from the east.1 The story goes that as he taught the saṃhitas on anadhyayana days, Indra killed his pupils. At this the sage took to prāyopavesa, and Indra appeased him by saying that he would have two best pupils alive, and these were Hiraṇyanābha and Pauṣyañji.2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 6. 76-78; Vāyu-purāṇa 61. 27-32.
  • 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 32; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 6. 2-3.
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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sukarman (सुकर्मन्).—a.

1) one whose deeds are righteous, virtuous, good.

2) active, diligent. (-m.) Name of Visvakarman.

Sukarman is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and karman (कर्मन्).

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

Sukarman (सुकर्मन्).—I. adj. 1. one who performs beautiful works, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 115. 2. virtuous. 11. m. the artist of the gods.

Sukarman is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and karman (कर्मन्).

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

Sukarman (सुकर्मन्).—1. [neuter] a good work.

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Sukarman (सुकर्मन्).—2. [adjective] able, capable; [masculine] artist, architect.

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

1) Sukarman (सुकर्मन्):—[=su-karman] [from su] n. a good work, [Pañcarātra]

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. (-kar) performing good works, virtuous, [Rājataraṅgiṇī]

3) [v.s. ...] active, diligent, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] m. a good or expert artificer or artist or architect, [Ṛg-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Nirukta, by Yāska]

5) [v.s. ...] Name of Viśva-karman (the architect of the gods), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] the 7th of the 27 astronomical, [Yoga-sūtra; ib.]

7) [v.s. ...] Name of a king, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

8) [v.s. ...] of a teacher of the Sāma-veda, [Purāṇa]

9) [v.s. ...] [plural] Name of a class of deities, [ib.]

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

Sukarman (सुकर्मन्):—[su-karman] (rmmā) 5. m. The artist of the gods; astronomical Yoga. a. Virtuous, active.

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

Sukarman (सुकर्मन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sukammāṇa.

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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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