Uttamashloka, Uttamaśloka, Uttama-shloka: 2 definitions
Uttamashloka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Uttamaśloka can be transliterated into English as Uttamasloka or Uttamashloka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Uttamaśloka (उत्तमश्लोक).—Surname of Hari.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 1. 4; XII. 3. 15.
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Uttamaśloka (उत्तमश्लोक).—a. of excellent fame, illustrious, glorious, well-known, famous.
Uttamaśloka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uttama and śloka (श्लोक).
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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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.5.202 < [Chapter 5 - Prema: Love of God]
Verse 2.7.14 < [Chapter 7 - Jagad-ānanda: The Bliss of the Worlds]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 19 - Performing the Pumsavana Ritualistic Ceremony < [Canto VI - Prescribed Duties for Mankind]
Chapter 1 - The Manus, Administrators of the Universe < [Canto VIII - Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations]
Chapter 2 - Maharaja Nimi Meets the Nine Yogendras < [Canto XI - General History]
Shri Gaudiya Kanthahara (by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati)