Tantipala, Tantipāla, Tanti-pala: 3 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Tantipāla (तन्तिपाल).—A son of Nandana.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 46. 27.
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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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tantipāla (तन्तिपाल).—

1) a guardian of (the rows of) cows.

2) N. assumed by Sahadeva when living at the house of Virāṭa.

Derivable forms: tantipālaḥ (तन्तिपालः).

Tantipāla is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tanti and pāla (पाल).

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

1) Tantipāla (तन्तिपाल):—[=tanti-pāla] [from tanti > tan] m. ‘guardian of (the calves kept together by) a tanti’, a Name assumed by Saha-deva at Virāṭa’s court, [Mahābhārata iv, 68 and 289]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a son of Kanavaka, [Harivaṃśa i, 34, 38.]

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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. 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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