Unmatha, aka: Unmātha; 2 Definition(s)


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1) Unmātha (उन्माथ).—Yama (Kāla) presented Skandadeva with two attendants. One was Unmātha and the other Pramātha. (Mahābhārata Śalya Parva, Chapter 45, Stanza 30).

2) Unmātha (उन्माथ).—An attendant presented to Skandadeva by Pārvatī. (Mahābhārata Śalya Parva, Chapter 45, Stanza 51).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Unmātha (उन्माथ).—a. Destroying or Killing.

-thaḥ 1 Torment, pang, deep pain; °वेगाः (vegāḥ) Māl.9.45.

2) Shaking, agitation.

3) Killing, slaughter.

4) A snare or trap; प्रयोजयति चोन्माथं नित्यमस्तं गते रवौ (prayojayati conmāthaṃ nityamastaṃ gate ravau) Mb.12.138.23.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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