Vapushmati, Vapuṣmatī: 4 definitions


Vapushmati 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 Vapuṣmatī can be transliterated into English as Vapusmati or Vapushmati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Vapushmati in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Vapuṣmatī (वपुष्मती).—Daughter of the King of Sindhu. She became the wife of Mārutta. (Mārkaṇḍeya Purāṇa, 133).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Vapuṣmatī (वपुष्मती).—A river in the Bhadrā country.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 43. 27.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Vapuṣmatī (वपुष्मती) refers to the name of a Lady mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.45.11). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Vapuṣmatī) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vapushmati in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vapuṣmatī (वपुष्मती):—[=vapuṣ-matī] [from vapuṣ-mat > vapuṣ > vap] f. Name of one of the Mātṛs attending upon Skanda, [Mahābhārata]

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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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