Suvarman: 5 definitions



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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Suvarman (सुवर्मन्).—One of the hundred sons of Dhṛtarāṣṭra. He was killed by Bhīma in the great war. (Droṇa Parva, Chapter 127, Verse 66).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Suvarman (सुवर्मन्).—A son of Cītraka.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 115; Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 114.

1b) A son of Dṛḍhanemi.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 185.
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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 dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Suvarman (सुवर्मन्).—1. [neuter] good armour.

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Suvarman (सुवर्मन्).—2. [adjective] having good armour.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Suvarman (सुवर्मन्):—[=su-varman] [from su > su-yaj] n. good armour, [Atharva-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] m. ‘having good armour’, Name of a son of Dhṛta-rāṣṭra, [Mahābhārata]

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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 (even English!). 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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