Akritavrana, aka: Akṛtavraṇa, Akrita-vrana; 3 Definition(s)
Akritavrana 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.
The Sanskrit term Akṛtavraṇa can be transliterated into English as Akrtavrana or Akritavrana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Akṛtavraṇa (अकृतव्रण).—General information. Akṛtavraṇa was a great sage of erudition and was a disciple of Paraśurāma. He is extolled in the Purāṇas and it is said that Sūta who recited first the story of Mahābhārata to an assembly of sages in the forest of Naimiśa was a disciple of Akṛtavraṇa. (Skandha 12 of Bhāgavata). (See full article at Story of Akṛtavraṇa from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)(Source): archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
1a) Akṛtavraṇa (अकृतव्रण).—A Brāhman invited for the Rājasūya of Yudhiṣṭhira to officiate as a priest.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa, X. 74. 9.
1c) A sage.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 63.
1d) The Brahman boy rescued by Paraśurāma, his guru, from the jaws of a tiger.1 Advised to take courage and console his mother; condoled with him on the loss of his parents.2 Accompanied Paraśurāma, to Mandira for a twelve years' penance and to Mahendra for another course of austerities. Helped Paraśurāma in his Aśvamedha and the penance after.3
- 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 26. 3; 30. 21; 34, 8, 29; 35. 37.
- 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 37. 10; 38, 2, 35; 39. 13; 41. 15, 17; 43, 31; 44. 1, 30.
- 3) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 46. 3, 28; 47. 34, 59.
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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1) N.of a commentator on the Purāṇas; V. P.; of a companion of Rāma Jāmadagnya; Mb.
2) not wounded.
Derivable forms: akṛtavraṇaḥ (अकृतव्रणः).
Akṛtavraṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms akṛta and vraṇa (व्रण).(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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The Mahabharata - Third Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)
Section CXV < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
Section CXVII < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
Section CXVI < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 44 - The narrative of Bhārgava Paraśurāma (h) < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
Chapter 46 - The narrative of Bhārgava Paraśurāma (j) < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
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The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 7 - The Puranic Literatures < [Canto XII - The Age of Deterioration]
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The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 39 - The gods arrive at Kailāsa on invitation and Śiva prepares to start < [Section 2.3 - Rudra-saṃhitā (3): Pārvatī-khaṇḍa]