Shvetadvipa, Śvetadvīpa, Śvetadvipa, Shveta-dvipa: 13 definitions


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Shvetadvipa has 12 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit terms Śvetadvīpa and Śvetadvipa can be transliterated into English as Svetadvipa or Shvetadvipa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Shvetadvipa in Sanskrit glossary

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

Śvetadvipa (श्वेतद्विप):—m. ein weisser Elephant, Bez. des Elephanten Indra's [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 1, 1, 62.]

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Śvetadvīpa (श्वेतद्वीप):—m. n. die weisse Insel, Bez. eines mythischen Landes Seliger [Mahābhārata 12,12778.] [Harivaṃśa 14384.] [Rāmāyaṇa.7,37,5,9.] [Kathāsaritsāgara 54,19. 21. 23. 115,101.] [Rājataraṅgiṇī.3,471.] [WEBER, KṚṢṆAJ. 253. 318. fgg.] [Rāmatāpanīya Upaniṣad 277. fg. 283. 324.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa.8,4,18.] [PAÑCAR.1,12,56.2,2,84.4,3,124.] [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 448.] [Oxforder Handschriften 60,a, Nalopākhyāna 4.] Name einer heiligen Localitat bei Kāśī [71], a, [12. 73], b, [13.] — Vgl. śveta

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