Suryaloka, aka: Sūryaloka, Sūryāloka, Surya-aloka, Surya-loka; 3 Definition(s)
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Sūryaloka (सूर्यलोक).—For a bath in Sangameśvaram.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 111. 3-4, 10-11. Matsya-purāṇa 191. 78.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
sūryalōka (सूर्यलोक).—m (S) The region of the sun. See sūryamaṇḍala.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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.
Derivable forms: sūryālokaḥ (सूर्यालोकः).
Sūryāloka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sūrya and āloka (आलोक).
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Sūryaloka (सूर्यलोक).—the heaven of the sun.
Derivable forms: sūryalokaḥ (सूर्यलोकः).
Sūryaloka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sūrya and loka (लोक).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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