Suvarca, Suvarcā: 2 definitions
Suvarca 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 Suvarcha.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Suvarca (सुवर्च).—A son of Svāgata and father of Suśruta.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 64. 21; Vāyu-purāṇa 89. 20.
1b) A son of the second Sāvarṇa Manu.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 72.
1c) A son of the IV Sāvarṇa Manu.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 95.
1d) A daughter of Sāraṇa.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 166.
1e) A son of Soma; Kṣatrapraṇetara in the 24th Caturyuga.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 438.
1f) A son of Ṛtusāvarṇa Manu.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 99.
1g) A son of Manu, an Aikṣvāku; restored the Kṣatriya supremacy as first king in the 29th Caturyuga.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 273. 57; Vāyu-purāṇa 62. 85.
2) Suvarcā (सुवर्चा).—A wife of Prācīna garbha.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 99.
Suvarca (सुवर्च) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.108.10) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Suvarca) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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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The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 24 - Pippalāda incarnation of Śiva < [Section 3 - Śatarudra-saṃhitā]
Chapter 34 - The enumeration of Manvantaras < [Section 5 - Umā-Saṃhitā]
Rudra-Shiva concept (Study) (by Maumita Bhattacharjee)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 155 - Dugdheśvara < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 13 - The Deeds of the Avatāra (Incarnation) < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)