Śruta, aka: Shruta; 3 Definition(s)
The Sanskrit term Śruta can be transliterated into English as Shruta or Sruta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
1a) Śruta (श्रुत).—A son of Bhagiratha (Suhotra, Viṣṇu-purāṇa) and father of Nābha(ga).*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 9. 16; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 63. 169; Vāyu-purāṇa 88. 160; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 4. 36.
1b) A son of Subhāṣaṇa, and father of Jaya.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 13. 25.
1c) A son of Kṛṣṇa and Kālindī.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 61. 14.
1d) A son of Medhā.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 9. 59; Vāyu-purāṇa 10. 35.
1e) A son of Svārociṣa Manu.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 19.
1f) A son of Suvarca.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 89. 21.
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
General definition (in Hinduism)
1) Śruta (श्रुत):—Son of Bhagīratha (son of Dilipa). He had a son named Nābha. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.9.16-17)
2) Śruta (श्रुत):—Son of Subhāṣaṇa (son of Yuyudha). He had a son named Jaya. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.13.25)Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
General definition (in Jainism)
Śruta (Scripture or Canon) is the soul of the religious traditions. It is an anthology of the sermons of Tīrthaṅkaras, may be called God in non-Jain traditions, or their direct or indirect disciples who have attained the certain spiritual purification. It is therefore established as an authority and priority as the form of religion. The scriptural texts are engraved in the hearts of believers who draw inspiration and revival from them in every age.
The Śruta is of two types:
- and Aṅgapraviṣṭa (further divided in 12 types).
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