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Sumodāka, aka: Sumodaka; 2 Definition(s)


Sumodāka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Sumodāka can be transliterated into English as Sumodaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


Sumodāka (सुमोदाक):—One of the seven sons of Havya (lord of Śākadvīpa). His name is sometimes translated as: Samodāka (समोदाक) or Samaudāka (समौदाक). His varṣa is called: modākavarṣa.

Source: Google Books: Cultural History from the Vāyu Purāna

Sumodāka (सुमोदाक).—A son of Havya.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 33. 16.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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