Suryapurana, Sūryapurāṇa, Surya-purana: 4 definitions


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study

Sūryapurāṇa (सूर्यपुराण) refers to another name for the Saurapurāṇa.—Another manuscript mentioned in India office catalogue by Eggeling consists of 64 chapters and is practically the same as the Berlin manuscript but contains no chapter on brahmāṇḍagolokavarṇana. In the chapter-colophons the work is called Ādityapurāṇa 13 times, Saurapurāṇa 43 times and Sūryapurāṇa 7 times while one gives no title. In the body of the last chapter i.e. chapter 64, the work is called Saurapurāṇa.

The title Sūryapurāṇa also occurring in some of the chapter colophons of some of the manuscripts of the Saurapurāṇa must not be taken to be the real title of this Purāṇa.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Suryapurana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Sūryapurāṇa (सूर्यपुराण) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—W. 325 ([fragmentary]). Khn. 24. B. 2, 2. 36. Tu7b. 15. Bik. 182. Kāṭm. 2. NW. 454. Burnell. 187^b. 203^a. Gu. 3. P. 9. Bhk. 14. Poona. 339. Ii, 58. 59. Oppert. Ii, 2808. 4477. 5430. 5724. 6627. 6878. 7488. Rice. 70. Peters. 3, 390. Ādityapurāṇe Girijākalyāṇa. Taylor. 1, 435.
—Naivedyaprasādamāhātmya. Rice. 86.
—Putrakāmakṛṣṇapañcamīvrata. W. p. 135.
—Putrasaptamīvratakathā. Ben. 56.
—Mānavīyasaṃhitā. Burnell. 203^a. W. 1526.
—Veṅkaṭeśamāhātmya. Rice. 88.
—Śravaṇadvādaśīvratakathā. Bhk. 17.

Sūryapurāṇa has the following synonyms: Ādityapurāṇa.

2) Sūryapurāṇa (सूर्यपुराण):—See Ādityapurāṇa, Saurapurāṇa. Sūryapurāṇe Putrakāmakṛṣṇapañcamīvrata (contained in Bhavishyottarapurāṇa). W. p. 135.

3) Sūryapurāṇa (सूर्यपुराण):—Ulwar 766. Ādityapurāṇe Gopīpremāmṛta. Ulwar 785.

Sūryapurāṇa has the following synonyms: Ādityapurāṇa.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Sūryapurāṇa (सूर्यपुराण):—[=sūrya-purāṇa] [from sūrya > sūr] n. Name of [work]

[Sanskrit to German]

Suryapurana in German

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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 (even English!). 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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