Akritavrana, Akṛtavraṇa, Akrita-vrana: 5 definitions

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The Sanskrit term Akṛtavraṇa can be transliterated into English as Akrtavrana or Akritavrana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Akṛtavraṇa (अकृतव्रण).—A Brāhman invited for the Rājasūya of Yudhiṣṭhira to officiate as a priest.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa, X. 74. 9.

1b) A Paurāṇika. Learnt one of the four Mūlasamhitas from the disciple of Vyāsa;1 a pupil of Romaharṣaṇa; otherwise known as Kāśyapa.2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa, XII. 7. 5, 7.
  • 2) Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 6. 17.

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.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Akṛtavraṇa (अकृतव्रण).—

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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Akṛtavraṇa (अकृतव्रण).—[A-kṛta-], m. a proper name, Chr. 13, 11.

Akṛtavraṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms akṛta and vraṇa (व्रण).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Akṛtavraṇa (अकृतव्रण):—[=a-kṛta-vraṇa] [from a-kṛta] m. Name of a commentator on the Purāṇas, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] of a companion of Rāma Jāmadagnya, [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] of a teacher.

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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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