Sukhodaya, Sukha-udaya: 5 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Sukhodaya (सुखोदय).—A son of Medhātithi and founder of the Sukhodayam kingdom (Sukhānu kingdom in Plakṣadvīpa).*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 14. 36-8; Vāyu-purāṇa 33. 32; Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 4. 4 and 5.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) dawn or realization of happiness.
2) an intoxicating drink.
Derivable forms: sukhodayaḥ (सुखोदयः).
Sukhodaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sukha and udaya (उदय).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yaḥ) Realization or occurence of pleasure. E. sukha, udaya arising.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sukhodaya (सुखोदय).—[adjective] having happiness or joy as result; promising happiness.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Sukhodaya (सुखोदय):—[from sukha > sukh] mfn. resulting in joy or happiness, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] m. an intoxicating drink (made from honey or from the blossoms of she Bassia Latifolia), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] realization or occurrence of pleasure, [Horace H. Wilson]
4) [v.s. ...] Name of a son of Medātithi, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]
5) [v.s. ...] n. the Varṣa ruled by Sukhôdaya, [ib.]
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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The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 14 - The race of Priyavrata < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
Chapter 19 - Description of Plakṣa and other continents (dvīpa) < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)