Uttamashloka, aka: Uttamaśloka, Uttama-shloka; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Uttamaśloka can be transliterated into English as Uttamasloka or Uttamashloka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Uttamaśloka (उत्तमश्लोक).—Surname of Hari.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 1. 4; XII. 3. 15.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Uttamaśloka (उत्तमश्लोक).—a. of excellent fame, illustrious, glorious, well-known, famous.

Uttamaśloka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uttama and śloka (श्लोक).

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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