Ajata, aka: Ajāta, Ajaṭā, Ājāta; 3 Definition(s)


Ajata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism


Ajāta (अजात).—One of the ten sons of Hṛdīka: Father of three powerful sons: Sudaṃṣṭra, Sunābha and Kṛṣṇa.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 44. 82-4.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Purāṇa book cover
context information

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.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

ajāta (अजात).—a S Unborn or unproduced. Some compounds are ajātadanta Of whom the teeth are not shotten or come; ajātayauvana Unattained to puberty; ajātaparṇa-puṣpa-phala Of which the leafflower-fruit is not formed; ajāta-putra-parābhava-saṃskāra and a few others in order. 2 (Adzat) Baseborn, ignoble, obscure of birth.

--- OR ---

ajāta (अजात).—ad (Ja & dza) Without hitching or catching by the way. See alāda & acānaka.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ajāta (अजात).—a Unborn. Base-born.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

Relevant definitions

Search found 5 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Jaṭā (जटा).—A kind of Vedic recital wherein each word is repeated six times. जटा (jaṭā) is call...
Kārikā (कारिका).—A verse or a line or lines in metrical form giving the gist of the explanation...
1a) Sunābha (सुनाभ).—A son of Ajāta and an Andhaka.** Matsya-purāṇa 44. 84.1b) A son of G...
ajātabhaya (अजातभय).—a That has never had fear.
1a) Sudaṃṣṭra (सुदंष्ट्र).—A son of Ajāta and an Andhaka.** Matsya-purāṇa 44. 84; Vāyu-pu...

Relevant text

- Was this explanation helpful? Leave a comment:

Make this page a better place for research and define the term yourself in your own words.

You have to be a member in order to post comments. Click here to login or click here to become a member.