Trailokyasundari, Trailokyasundarī: 3 definitions


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General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: Tessitori Collection I

Trailokyasundarī (त्रैलोक्यसुन्दरी) is the name of a princess from Campā, according to the Maṃgalakalaśacaupaī by Kanakasoma (dealing with the lives of Jain teachers), which is included in the collection of manuscripts at the ‘Vincenzo Joppi’ library, collected by Luigi Pio Tessitori during his visit to Rajasthan between 1914 and 1919.—The Maṃgalakalaśa-caupaī is  an eventful story: in exchange of promises and presents the young and beautiful Mangalakalaśa, son of a merchant in Ujjayinī, replaces the minister’s son, a leper, as the official husband of princess Trailokyasundarī of Campā. Before being sent away Maṅgalakalaśa utters enigmatic words relating to the water of Ujjayinī, thus giving a clue to his destination. [...]

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Trailokyasundari in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Trailokyasundarī (त्रैलोक्यसुन्दरी) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—by Rudra. Quoted in Gaṇaratnamahodadhi 101.

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

Trailokyasundarī (त्रैलोक्यसुन्दरी):—[=trailokya-sundarī] [from trailokya-sundara > trailokya > traiṃśa] f. Name of [work] [Gaṇaratna-mahodadhi]

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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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