Shankhacuda, Śaṅkhacūḍa, Śaṅkhacūḍā: 7 definitions
Shankhacuda 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.
Shankhacuda has 6 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit terms Śaṅkhacūḍa and Śaṅkhacūḍā can be transliterated into English as Sankhacuda or Shankhacuda, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Shankhachuda.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Śaṅkhacūḍa (शङ्खचूड):—m. Nomen proprium
1) eines Asura [Oxforder Handschriften 25], a, [5. 6.] [WILSON], Sel. Works [1, 175.] [PAÑCAR. 2, 5, 62.] —
2) eines Gandharva [Oxforder Handschriften 24], a, [17. fgg.] —
3) eines Wesens im Gefolge Kubera's [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 10, 34, 25.] —
4) eines Schlangendämons [Kathāsaritsāgara 22, 208. 90, 120. fgg.] [NĀGĀN. 58, 1. 59, 15.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 5, 24, 31.] [Oxforder Handschriften 71], b, 6.
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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Search found 16 books and stories containing Shankhacuda, Śaṅkhacūḍa, Śaṅkhacūḍā, Sankhacuda, Shankha-cuda, Śaṅkha-cūḍa, Sankha-cuda, Śaṅkha-cūḍā; (plurals include: Shankhacudas, Śaṅkhacūḍas, Śaṅkhacūḍās, Sankhacudas, cudas, cūḍas, cūḍās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 2.23.20 < [Chapter 23 - The Killing of Śaṅkhacūḍa During the Rāsa-dance Pastime]
Verse 2.23.17 < [Chapter 23 - The Killing of Śaṅkhacūḍa During the Rāsa-dance Pastime]
Verse 2.23.46 < [Chapter 23 - The Killing of Śaṅkhacūḍa During the Rāsa-dance Pastime]
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 3.5.23 < [Part 5 - Conjugal Love (mādhurya-rasa)]
Verse 4.4.10 < [Part 4 - Compassion (karuṇa-rasa)]
Verse 2.4.76 < [Part 4 - Transient Ecstatic Disturbances (vyābhicāri-bhāva)]
Rudra-Shiva concept (Study) (by Maumita Bhattacharjee)
10. Destruction of Śaṅkhacūḍa < [Chapter 5 - Rudra-Śiva in the Purāṇic Literature]
3. Weapons of Śiva < [Chapter 5 - Rudra-Śiva in the Purāṇic Literature]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Chapter 23 - On the killing of Śaṅkhacūḍa < [Book 9]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 38 - Kālī fights < [Section 2.5 - Rudra-saṃhitā (5): Yuddha-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 28 - The penance and marriage of Śaṅkhacūḍa < [Section 2.5 - Rudra-saṃhitā (5): Yuddha-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 29 - The previous birth of Śaṅkhacūḍa < [Section 2.5 - Rudra-saṃhitā (5): Yuddha-khaṇḍa]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)