Ayutayu, Ayutāyu, Āyutāyu: 6 definitions

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

1) Ayutāyu (अयुतायु):—Son of Sindhudvīpa (son of Nabha). He had a son named Ṛtūparṇa. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.9.16-17)

2) Ayutāyu (अयुतायु):—Son of Rādhika (son of Jayasena, who was the son of Sārvabhauma). He had a son named Akrodhana. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.22.10-11)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Ayutāyu (अयुतायु).—A king who ruled his state for 1000 years. The Purāṇas like Bhāgavata, the Matsya and the Vāyu refer to him as the son of Śrutaśravas.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Ayutāyu (अयुतायु).—The son of Sindhudvīpa, and father of Ṛtuparṇa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 9. 16-17; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 63. 172; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 4. 37.

1b) The son of Śrutaśravas and father of Niramitra.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 22. 46; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 74. 111; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 23. 4.

1c) The son of Āradhita; father of Akrodhana; ruled for 26 years.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 232, 298; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 20. 4.

1d) A son of Purūravas.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 7. 1.

2) Āyutāyu (आयुतायु).—The son of Sindhudvīpa.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 12. 46; Vāyu-purāṇa 88. 173.
Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study

Ayutāyu (अयुतायु) or Ayutāyus is the son of  Sindhudvīpa and grandson of Nabhāga, according to the Vaṃśānucarita section of the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, [...] Śruta was the son of Bhagiratha. Nabhāga was the son of Śruta. Nabhāga gave birth to Sindhudvīpa from whom was born Ayutāyu (or Ayutāyus). Ṛtuparṇa was the son of Ayutāyu who attained the status of the Leader of Gaṇas by the grace of Lord Śiva.

Ayutāyu (or Ayutāyus) is known as Ayutāśva in the Viṣṇupurāṇa chapter IV.4

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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 dictionary

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

1) Ayutāyu (अयुतायु):—[from a-yuta] m. Name of a son of Jayasena Ārāvin, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] of a son of Śrutavat, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Ayutāyu (अयुतायु):—m. desgl. [Viṣṇupurāṇa 4,20,3.23,3.]

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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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