Vatadhipa, Vātādhipa: 3 definitions


Vatadhipa 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

Vātādhipa (वाताधिप).—A King who is famous in the Purāṇas. It is mentioned in Mahābhārata, Sabhā Parva, Chapter 31, Stanza 15, that this King was subdued by Sahadeva during his southern regional conquest.

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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»] — Vatadhipa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vātādhipa (वाताधिप):—[from vāta > vā] m. = vāta-pati, [Mahābhārata]

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Vatadhipa in German

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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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