Supriya, aka: Supriyā, Su-priya; 6 Definition(s)

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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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: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Supriyā (सुप्रिया).—An Apsaras.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 7.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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 dictionary

Supriya (सुप्रिय).—a. very much liked, agreeable.

-yaḥ (in prosody) a foot of two short syllables. (-) 1 a charming woman.

Supriya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and priya (प्रिय).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Supriya (सुप्रिय).—mfn.

(-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: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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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