Surala, Surāla, Suralā: 4 definitions
Surala 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
1a) Surāla (सुराल).—A sage and a saṃhitā kartā.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 45.
1b) Of the southern country.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 45. 129.
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Name of Gaṅgā; L.D.B.
2) Name of a river; L. D. B.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-lā) 1. The Ganges. 2. Another river so named. E. sura a deity, and lā to get or have, affs. aṅ and ṭāp .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Suralā (सुरला):—[from sur] f. Name of a river, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] of the Ganges, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
3) Surāla (सुराल):—m. Name of a preceptor, [Catalogue(s)]
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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Ends with: Uralasurala.
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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 2 - A List of Different Sacred Places of Śiva on the Earth < [Section 3b - Arunācala-khaṇḍa (Uttarārdha)]
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]
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)