Supriya, Supriyā, Su-priya: 12 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Supriyā (सुप्रिया).—An apsaras daughter of Kaśyapaprajāpati by Pradhā, daughter of Dakṣa. (Ādi Parva Chapter 65, Verse 51). Supriyā participated in the birthday celebrations of Arjuna. (Ādi Parva, Chapter 122, Verse 63).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Supriyā (सुप्रिया).—An Apsaras.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 7.
Supriyā (सुप्रिया) refers to the name of a Lady mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.59.49, I.65). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Supriyā) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Supriya (सुप्रिय).—a. very much liked, agreeable.
-yaḥ (in prosody) a foot of two short syllables. (-yā) 1 a charming woman.
Supriya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and priya (प्रिय).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Supriya (सुप्रिय).—(1) name of a cakravartin: Mahāvastu i.154.2; (2) name of a gandharva: Avadāna-śataka i.113.5; of a gandharva-king, Divyāvadāna 202.29; compare 3; (3) name of a ‘king of musicians’ (gāndharvikarāja; compare 2): Avadāna-śataka i.93.7 ff.; (4) name of a merchant's son: Divyāvadāna 99.24 ff.; (5) name of a younger son of Anāthapiṇḍada: Avadāna-śataka ii.37.7.
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Supriyā (सुप्रिया).—(1) name of a village chief's daughter: Lalitavistara 265.4; (2) name of a daughter of Anāthapiṇḍada: Avadāna-śataka ii.7.10 ff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) Agreeable, pleasant, liked, loved. m.
(-yaḥ) (In prosody,) A foot of two short syllables, a Pyrrhic. E. su, priya beloved.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Supriya (सुप्रिय).—adj. agreeable.
Supriya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and priya (प्रिय).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Supriya (सुप्रिय).—[adjective] very dear.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Supriya (सुप्रिय):—[=su-priya] [from su > su-pakva] mf(ā)n. (su-) very dear or pleasant, [Atharva-veda] etc. etc.
2) [v.s. ...] m. (in prosody) a foot of two short syllables, a pyrrhic, [Colebrooke]
3) [v.s. ...] Name of a Gandharva, [Buddhist literature]
4) Supriyā (सुप्रिया):—[=su-priyā] [from su-priya > su > su-pakva] f. a lovely woman or favourite wife, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
5) [v.s. ...] Name of an Apsaras, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa]
6) [v.s. ...] of a peasant girl, [Lalita-vistara]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Supriya (सुप्रिय):—[su-priya] (yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) a. Much loved. m. A pyrrhic.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Supriya (सुप्रिय) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Suppiya.
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Starts with: Supriyatman.
Ends with: Shishupriya.
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Women in the Atharva-veda Samhita (by Pranab Jyoti Kalita)
6b. Hymn to Win the Love of a Husband < [Chapter 2 - The Strīkarmāṇi Hymns of the Atharvaveda]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 29 - The havoc of the Rākṣasas of Dārukāvana < [Section 4 - Koṭirudra-Saṃhitā]
Chapter 42 - The Twelve Jyotirliṅga incarnations < [Section 3 - Śatarudra-saṃhitā]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 56 - Satya & Dharma Come to Sukalā’s Help < [Section 2 - Bhūmi-khaṇḍa (section on the earth)]
Chapter 17 - Sāvitrī’s curses and Gāyatrī’s boons < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 199 - Destruction of Dakṣa’s Sacrifice < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 129 - Greatness of the Hermitage of Yājñavalkya < [Section 1 - Tīrtha-māhātmya]
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)