Sutapa, aka: Sutapā, Sūtapa; 3 Definition(s)
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
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: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana
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”.Source: Eastern Book Linkers: Harivaṃśa Purāṇa
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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