Syumarashmi, Syūmaraśmi: 4 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Syūmaraśmi can be transliterated into English as Syumarasmi or Syumarashmi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Syumarashmi in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Syūmaraśmi (स्यूमरश्मि).—An ancient hermit. It is stated in Mahābhārata, Śānti Parva, Chapter 238, that this hermit got into the stomach of a cow and sitting there, talked with the hermit Kapila about the ways of Karma and renunciation This hermit Syūmaraśmi is as ancient as the Ṛgveda. A statement as follows, occurs in Ṛgveda, Maṇḍala 1, Anuvāka 16, Sūkta 112. "Ye Aśvins who are the Leaders. Come here also with those protective weapons by which you gave protection to Atri, Śaṃyu and Manu, and the arrows by shooting which you saved Syūmaraśmi."

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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

[«previous next»] — Syumarashmi in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Syūmaraśmi (स्यूमरश्मि).—m. a proper name, Chr. 297, 16 = [Rigveda.] i. 112, 16.

Syūmaraśmi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms syūma and raśmi (रश्मि).

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

Syūmaraśmi (स्यूमरश्मि):—[=syūma-raśmi] [from syūma > syū] (syūma-) m. ‘having thongs for a bridle’, Name of a man, [ib.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Syumarashmi in German

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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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