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  • n. A form of Sanskrit poem.

Etymologies

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Sanskrit श्लोक

Examples

  • Well, okay, with the first one, a portmanteau, you need to know that "shloka" is a Sanskrit word that means a verse, usually a prayer.

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  • There is a Sanskrit shloka to remember important nine Nāgas as under: Dainik Bhaskar 30 July 2006

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  • For things to be easily expressible when they are in verse, one can violate the word order within a shloka (a Sanskrit verse) so as to make it clear.

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  • 'Mahâbhârata' destroys all sin and produces virtue, so much so that the pronunciation of a single shloka is sufficient to wipe away much guilt.

    Hindu literature : Comprising The Book of good counsels, Nala and Damayanti, The Ramayana, and Sakoontala

  • In an earlier chapter, we have quoted the Sanskrit shloka

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  • Satyaki - that was refered to in the last shloka - was the grandson of Sini.

    Drishtikone

  • While competitions will be held in memory test, word power and shloka recitation in Group A, it will be in memory test, forming a sentence and shloka recitation for the other three groups, according to N. Bharathy, organiser of the Samskrita Bharathi, Tiruchi.

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  • Next, Geetha presented a shloka on the Mother Goddess, 'Amba Shambavi.'

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • The invocation with the "Adharam Madhuram" shloka, and the mallari mangala nritya where the troupe moved in perfectly rehearsed co-ordination, was followed by the varnam-like structure in which a total Krishna expression was conceived, fashioned round the texual framework of verses from Vallabhacharya's "Sundara Gopalam" with other poetic choices spun round the exploits of the God.

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  • The MIP also has the Indian flag painted on its sides a Sanskrit shloka as well.

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