Samantapancaka, Samantapañcaka, Samanta-pancaka: 7 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Samantapanchaka.

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[«previous next»] — Samantapancaka in Sanskrit glossary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Samantapañcaka (समन्तपञ्चक):—n. Nomen proprium eines Tīrtha in Kurukṣetra, wo Paraśurāma die Kṣatriya vernichtet haben soll, [Mahābhārata 1, 12. 270. fgg. 3, 10204. 7, 6267. 9, 3008.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 403.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 9, 16, 19.] kurukṣetra [Mahābhārata 3, 7078. 9, 3032.]

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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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