Sutapa, Sutapā, Sūtapa: 6 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana
Sutapā (सुतपा):—Son of Antarikṣa (son of Puṣkara). He will be born in the future and become a king. He will have a son called Amitrajit. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.12.12)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Sutapa (सुतप).—The gods of the eighth manvantara: one of the three devagaṇas of the first Sāvarṇi Manu, twenty in number.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 13. 12; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 12, 14 & 15. Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 13-15.
1b) A son of Antarikṣa and father of Amitrajit.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 12. 12.
1c) A son of Hema, and father of Bali.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 23. 4; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 74. 25; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 18. 12.
1d) The progenitor and husband of Pṛśni of the Svāyambhuva epoch.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 3. 32.
1e) A Śiva god.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 33.
1f) A Marut of the first gaṇa.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 5-92.
1g) A Vānara chieftain.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 236.
1h) (Paulapa) a sage of the Rohita epoch.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 64.
1i) (Ātreya) a sage of the fourth Sāvarṇa Manu.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 91. Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 96.
1j) A son of Sena.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 48. 23.
1k) A son of Pariṣṇava or Pariplava.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 50. 83.
1l) Gods of the Sāvarṇi epoch.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 15.
1m) A sage of the XII epoch of Manu.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 35.
1n) A sage of the XIII epoch of Manu.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 40.
- 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 11. 42; Vāyu-purāṇa 28. 36; Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 10. 13.
- 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 103.
Sutapa (सुतप) refrers to one of the ten sons of Tāmasa Manu (of the fourth manvantara), according to the Harivaṃśa-purāṇa 1.7.20-29:—“In the Tāmasa-manvantara there were the gods called Satya. Tāmasa Manu had ten very strong sons, known as Dyuti, Tapasya, Sutapa, Tapomūla, Tapodhana, Taparati, Kalmāṣa, Tanvī, Dhanvī and Paraṃtapa. All of them were owned by vāyu”.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Sutapa (सुतप):—[=suta-pa] [from suta > su] a m. (for su-tapa See p. 1223, col. 3) a drinker of the S°-juice
2) [v.s. ...] [plural] Name of a class of deities, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
3) Sutapā (सुतपा):—[=suta-pā] [from suta > su] mfn. drinking the S°-juice, [Ṛg-veda]
4) Sutapa (सुतप):—[=su-tapa] [from su > su-tanaya] b m. (for suta-pa See p. 1219, col. 2) ‘practising great austerities’, Name of a class of gods under the eighth Manu, [Purāṇa]
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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The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter V - Creation of the Prajapatis < [Agastya Samhita]
Chapter CXXXIX - Genealogy of the princes of the lunar race < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 34 - The enumeration of Manvantaras < [Section 5 - Umā-Saṃhitā]
Chapter 39 - Kings of the solar race (sūryavaṃśa) < [Section 5 - Umā-Saṃhitā]
Chapter 17 - The Narrative of Creation < [Section 7.1 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (1)]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 1.7.76-78 < [Chapter 7 - Purna: The Complete Perfection]
Verse 2.6.202–203 < [Chapter 6 - Abhīṣṭa-lābha: The Attainment of All Desires]
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 12 - The Dynasty of Kusa, the Son of Lord Ramacandra < [Canto IX - Liberation]
Chapter 23 - The Dynasties of the Sons of Yayati < [Canto IX - Liberation]
Chapter 13 - Description of Future Manus < [Canto VIII - Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations]
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 1 - Description of the dissolution of the Universe (a) < [Section 4a - Upasaṃhāra-pāda]
Chapter 11 - The creation of Sages (saptarṣi) < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
Chapter 5 - Nṛsiṃha incarnation and race of Hiraṇyakaśipu < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]