Saptadvipa, Saptadvīpa, Sapta-dvipa, Saptadvīpā, Saptan-dvipa: 13 definitions
Saptadvipa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
Saptadvipa has 12 English definitions available.
Languages of India and abroad
[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Saptadvīpa (सप्तद्वीप):—1. am Anf. eines comp. die sieben Inseln der Erde so v. a. die ganze Erde: prasādhaka [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 127, 32.] pati [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 9, 18, 46.] dvīpeśvara [23, 23.]
--- OR ---
Saptadvīpa (सप्तद्वीप):—2. adj. (f. ā) aus sieben Inseln bestehend: vasuṃdharā u.s.w. [Weber’s Indische Studien 9, 77.] [Patañjali] in [MAHĀBH.] lith. Ausg. [16,b.] [Mahābhārata 8, 4735.] [Harivaṃśa 1616.] [Śākuntala 192.] [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 53, 11.] [Oxforder Handschriften 3], b, [No. 24. 48], b, 1. dharāpati [24,b,29.]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with: Sasaptadvipa.
Full-text (+14): Saptadvipavati, Saptadvipavatipati, Saptadvipadharapati, Saptadvipapati, Saptadvipavat, Shakadvipa, Sasaptadvipa, Plakshadvipa, Saptasamudras, Jambudvipa, Pushkara, Shakaladvipa, Krauncadvipa, Dvipa, Shalmala, Kushadvipa, Prayogavishaya, Shalmadvipa, Sarvabhauma, Prithivi.
Search found 4 books and stories containing Saptadvipa, Saptadvīpa, Sapta-dvipa, Sapta-dvīpa, Saptadvīpā, Saptan-dvipa, Saptan-dvīpā, Sapta-dvīpā; (plurals include: Saptadvipas, Saptadvīpas, dvipas, dvīpas, Saptadvīpās, dvīpās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Part 1 - Bhūvanakoṣa: Geography of Seven Continents (saptadvīpā) < [Chapter 8 - Geographical data in the Matsyapurāṇa]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
Natyashastra (English) (by Bharata-muni)