Surapana, aka: Surāpāna, Surāpāṇa, Sura-pana; 6 Definition(s)


Surapana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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surāpāna : (nt.) drinking of strong liquor; a strong drink.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Surāpāna refers to: drinking strong liquor J. I, 50; IV, 23; VbhA. 383.

Note: surāpāna is a Pali compound consisting of the words surā and pāna.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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surāpāna (सुरापान).—n (S) The drinking of spirituous or vinous liquor.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

surāpāna (सुरापान).—n The drinking of spirituous liquor.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Surāpāṇa (सुरापाण) or Surāpāna (सुरापान).—the drinking of wine or liquor.

Derivable forms: surāpāṇam (सुरापाणम्), surāpānam (सुरापानम्).

Surāpāṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms surā and pāṇa (पाण).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Surāpāṇa (सुरापाण).—m. Plu.

(-ṇāḥ) The inhabitants of eastern India. E. surā vinous liquor, and pāna drinking; the final changed to ṇaḥ see the next.

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Surāpāna (सुरापान).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Drinking spirituous liquors. 2. Eating any thing to excite thirst and promote drinking. E. surā spirits, pāna drinking.

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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