Sukhodaya, aka: Sukha-udaya; 2 Definition(s)
Sukhodaya 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)
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.
Languages of India and abroad
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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Search found 4 books and stories containing Sukhodaya or Sukha-udaya. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
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)