Anantajit, Ananta-jit: 10 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: humindian: 108 names of Lord Krishna

One of the 108 names of Krishna; Meaning: "Ever Victorious Lord"

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

[«previous next»] — Anantajit in Jainism glossary
Source: Trisastisalakapurusacaritra

Anantajit (अनन्तजित्) or Ananta refers to the fourteenth of the twenty-four Tīrthaṅkaras praised in the first book (ādīśvara-caritra) [chapter 1] of Hemacandra’s 11th century Triṣaṣṭiśalākāpuruṣacaritra (“lives of the 63 illustrious persons”): a Sanskrit epic poem narrating the history and legends of sixty-three important persons in Jainism.

Accordingly, “[...] we worship the Arhats, who at all times and all places purify the people of the three worlds by their name, representation, substance, and actual existence. [...] May Anantajit, rivaling the Svayambhūramaṇa ocean with water of the feeling of compassion, bestow on you the boundless wealth of happiness”.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Anantajit in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anantajit (अनन्तजित्).—(anantāni bhūtāni jitavān)

1) Name of Vāsudeva, the conqueror of all.

2) Name of an Arhat deity.

Anantajit is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ananta and jit (जित्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anantajit (अनन्तजित्).—m. (-jit) The fourteenth of the twenty-four Jaina defied Saints: also called ananta. E. ananta endless, and jit who conquers, who gains enternity.

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

Anantajit (अनन्तजित्):—[=an-anta-jit] [from an-anta] m. Name of the fourteenth Jaina Arhat of the present Avasarpiṇī.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anantajit (अनन्तजित्):—[tatpurusha compound] m. (-jit) The name of the fourteenth of the twenty-four Arhats or Jaina deified saints of the present Avasarpiṇī; also called ananta. E. ananta and jit ‘who conquers, who gains eternity’.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anantajit (अनन्तजित्):—[ananta-jit] (jit) 5. m. A Jaina sage.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Anantajit (अनन्तजित्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Aṇaṃtai.

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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 (even English!). 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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