Ekajata, aka: Ēkajāta, Ekajāta, Ekajaṭā, Eka-jata, Ekajaṭa; 4 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purana

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1) Ekajaṭā (एकजटा).—A demoness of the castle of Rāvaṇa. This demoness talked very enticingly to coax Sītā to surrender herself to Rāvaṇa. (Sarga 23, Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa, Sundara Kāṇḍa).

2) Ekajaṭa (एकजट).—A warrior of Skandadeva. (Śloka 53, Chapter 45, Śalya Parva).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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

Marathi-English dictionary

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ēkajāta (एकजात).—ad Purely or merely; simply and singly; that altogether and only; without mixture of other (substance or quality).

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ēkajāta (एकजात).—ad Purely, simply, singly, with- out mixture of other. a Pure, of one single kind, without admixture.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ekajaṭā (एकजटा).—Name of a goddess उग्रतारा (ugratārā).

Ekajaṭā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms eka and jaṭā (जटा).

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Ekajāta (एकजात).—a. born of the same parents; Ms.9.148.

Ekajāta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms eka and jāta (जात).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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