Suramana, aka: Suramāna, Shuramana, Śūramāna, Shura-mana; 3 Definition(s)

Introduction

Suramana means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

The Sanskrit term Śūramāna can be transliterated into English as Suramana or Shuramana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Suramana in Theravada glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

A tank restored by Parakkamabahu I. Cv.lxxix.36.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Suramana in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Śūramāna (शूरमान).—arrogance, vaunting.

Derivable forms: śūramānam (शूरमानम्).

Śūramāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śūra and māna (मान).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śūramāna (शूरमान).—n.

(-naṃ) Vaunting, pride of prowess. E. śūra, and māna pride.

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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