Suryavarcas, aka: Sūryavarcas, Surya-varcas; 2 Definition(s)

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Suryavarcas 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Suryavarchas.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Sūryavarcas (सूर्यवर्चस्).—A Deva Gandharva. It is stated in Mahābhārata, Ādi Parva, Chapter 122, Stanza 55, that this Deva Gandharva born to Prajāpati Kaśyapa took part in the birth celebration of Arjuna.

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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

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

Sūryavarcas (सूर्यवर्चस्).—a. resplendent as the sun.

Sūryavarcas is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sūrya and varcas (वर्चस्).

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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