Ajaka, Ajakā, Ājaka: 8 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana
Ajaka (अजक):—Son of Balāka (son of Puru). He had a son named Kuśa. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.15.4)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Ajaka (अजक).—An Asura. Birth. Kaśyapa was born the son of Marīci, son of Brahmā. Kaśyapa married Danu, one of the daughters of Dakṣa and had two sons by her. They were Ajaka and Vṛṣaparvā. (Mahābhārata, Ādi Parva, Chapter 65, Verse 24; Chapter 67, Verse 16). (See full article at Story of Ajaka from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Ajaka (अजक).—A son of Balāka and father of Kuśa.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 15. 3-4.
- 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 66. 30; 74-126; Vāyu-purāṇa 91. 60-61; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 7. 8.
- 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 313.
1c) The son of Dilīpa.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 12. 48.
Ajaka (अजक) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.59.24, I.65, I.61.17) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Ajaka) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Ajaka, a goat, pl. goats Vin.II, 154. — f. ajikā J.III, 278 & ajiyā J.V, 241. (Page 10)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ajakā (अजका).—= अजिका (ajikā) below.
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Ajakā (अजका).—(svārthe kan ṭāp)
1) A young she-goat.
2) [ajasya vikāraḥ avayavaḥ galastanaḥ purīṣaṃ vā] The fleshy protuberance on the neck, or its excrement. -3. A disease of the pupil of the eye.
See also (synonyms): ajikā.
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Ājaka (आजक).—[ajānāṃ samūhaḥ vuñ] A flock of goats.
Derivable forms: ājakam (आजकम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaṃ) A flock of goats. E. aja a goat, and vuñ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ajaka (अजक):—[from aj] m. Name of a descendant of Purūravas
2) [v.s. ...] of a king of Magadha
3) Ajakā (अजका):—[from ajaka > aj] f. a young she-goat
4) [v.s. ...] a disease of the pupil of the eye (small reddish tumours compared to kids, protruding through the transparent cornea and discharging pus).
5) Ājaka (आजक):—[from āja] n. a flock of goats, [Pāṇini 4-2, 39.]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter V - Pathology of the diseases of the black part of the eye < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Chapter XII - Treatment of Raktaja Ophthalmia < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Chapter VII - Lineage of Puruvasas and Jahnu < [Book IV]
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 15 - Parasurama, the Lord’s Warrior Incarnation < [Canto IX - Liberation]
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
Satapatha Brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)