Suvastra, Suvastrā: 5 definitions
Suvastra 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.
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Suvastra (सुवस्त्र):—adj. (f. sā) schön gekleidet [Mahābhārata 13, 3427] (nach der Lesart der ed. Bomb., suvarṇa ed. Calc.). [Kathāsaritsāgara 52, 223.]
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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The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Part 2.2 - Different names of Śiva < [Chapter 4 - Religious aspects of the Matsyapurāṇa]
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)