Sunaman, Sunāman: 4 definitions
Sunaman 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
- 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 24; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 133; Matsya-purāṇa 44. 74; Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 132; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 14. 20.
- 2) Viṣṇu-purāṇa V. 20. 90.
1b) A pupil of Laugākṣī.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 41.
1c) A son of Devakī and Vasudeva.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 183.
1d) An Asura in the Sabhā of Hiraṇyakaśipu.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 161. 79.
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 dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sunāman (सुनामन्).—adj., f. mnī, well-named, Mahābhārata 1, 1053.
Sunāman is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and nāman (नामन्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sunāman (सुनामन्).—[adjective] well named; [masculine] a man’s name.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Sunāman (सुनामन्):—[=su-nāman] [from su > su-nakṣatra] mfn. well-named, [Atharva-veda]
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of one of Skanda’s attendants, [Mahābhārata]
3) [v.s. ...] of a Daitya ([varia lectio] su-manas), [Harivaṃśa]
4) [v.s. ...] of a son of Su-ketu, [Mahābhārata]
5) [v.s. ...] of a son of Ugra-sena, [ib.]
6) [v.s. ...] of a son of Vainateya, [ib.]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Naman.
Starts with: Sunamana.
Ends with: Shishunaman.
Search found 6 books and stories containing Sunaman, Su-naman, Su-nāman, Sunāman; (plurals include: Sunamans, namans, nāmans, Sunāmans). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 246 - Jarāsandha Defeated < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 245 - The Brave Deeds of Kṛṣṇa < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 13 - The Deeds of the Avatāra (Incarnation) < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 35 - The legend of Yājñavalkya’s receiving the Veda from the Sun-God < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
Chapter 71 - The Vṛṣṇi dynasty (vaṃśa) < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]