Surari, Surāri, Sura-ari: 3 definitions


Surari 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Surāri (सुरारि).—A King in ancient India. He was invited by the Pāṇḍavas to participate in the great war. (Udyoga Parva, Chapter 4, Verse 15).

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Surāri (सुरारि).—

1) an enemy of gods, a demon; गतं भयं भीरु सुरारिसंभवम् (gataṃ bhayaṃ bhīru surārisaṃbhavam) V.1.6.

2) the chirp of a cricket. °हन् (han) m. Name of Śiva. °हन्तृ (hantṛ) Name of Viṣṇu.

Derivable forms: surāriḥ (सुरारिः).

Surāri is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sura and ari (अरि).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Surāri (सुरारि).—m.

(-riḥ) 1. An Asura, an infernal being opposed to the gods. 2. A spirit, a goblin, a Pisacha or Yaksha. 3. The chirp of the cricket. E. sura a deity, and ari an enemy.

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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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