Sumedhas: 4 definitions
Sumedhas 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)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Sumedhas (सुमेधस्).—A maharṣi (See under Samādhi Chettiyār).
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-dhāḥ-dhāḥ-dhaḥ) Sensible, intelligent, of good capacity or understanding. f.
(-dhāḥ) Heart-pea. E. su good, medhas apprehension.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sumedhas (सुमेधस्).—[adjective] intelligent, wise.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Sumedhas (सुमेधस्):—[=su-medhas] [from su > su-ma] mfn. ([accusative] sg. asam or ām) having a good understanding, sensible, intelligent, wise, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a Ṛṣi under Manu Cākṣuṣa, [Catalogue(s)]
3) [v.s. ...] of a son of Veda-mitra, [ib.]
4) [v.s. ...] [plural] a [particular] class of gods under the fifth Manu, [Purāṇa]
5) [v.s. ...] a [particular] class of deceased ancestors, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
6) [v.s. ...] f. Cardiospermum Halicacabum, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Medhas.
Starts with: Sumedhasa.
Search found 6 books and stories containing Sumedhas, Su-medhas; (plurals include: Sumedhases, medhases). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
The Fo-Sho-Hing-Tsan-King (A Life of Buddha) (by Samuel Beal)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 36 - The Lineage of Manu: Manvantaras < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
Chapter 8 - The race of the sages: Atri and Vasiṣṭha < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
Chapter 72 - Praise of the Lord: Conclusion < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)