Suvamsha, Suvaṃśa: 2 definitions
Suvamsha 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.
The Sanskrit term Suvaṃśa can be transliterated into English as Suvamsa or Suvamsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Suvaṃśa (सुवंश).—A son of Vasudeva and Śrīdevā.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 51.
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) Suvaṃśa (सुवंश):—[=su-vaṃśa] [from su > su-yaj] a m. ‘having a good pedigree’, Name of a son of Vasu-deva, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
2) [=su-vaṃśa] b su-vaktra etc. See p. 1233, col. 1.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Vamsha.
Ends with: Turvasuvamsha.
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The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
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The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
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