Jagatsrashtri, Jagatsraṣṭṛ, Jagat-srashtri: 6 definitions


Jagatsrashtri 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 Jagatsraṣṭṛ can be transliterated into English as Jagatsrastr or Jagatsrashtri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Jagatsrashtri in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Jagatsraṣṭṛ (जगत्स्रष्टृ) refers to the “creator of the universe”, and is used as an epithet of Brahmā, in the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.18. Accordingly as Brahmā narrated to Nārada:—“[...] O sage, on hearing these words of mine, Rudra, who is favourably disposed to His devotees, spoke with a smile, strictly adhering to the conventions of the world: ‘I shall go to his house accompanied by you and Nārada. Hence, O creator of the universe [viz., Jagatsraṣṭṛ], you remember Nārada’”.

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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

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

Jagatsraṣṭṛ (जगत्स्रष्टृ).—m.

1) the creator of the world.

2) Brahmā.

3) Śiva.

Jagatsraṣṭṛ is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jagat and sraṣṭṛ (स्रष्टृ).

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

Jagatsraṣṭṛ (जगत्स्रष्टृ).—m.

(-ṣṭā) The creator of the world, Bramha. E. jagat, and sraṣṭṛ creator.

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

Jagatsraṣṭṛ (जगत्स्रष्टृ).—[masculine] the creator of the world, Brahman.

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

1) Jagatsraṣṭṛ (जगत्स्रष्टृ):—[=jagat-sraṣṭṛ] [from jagat > jaga] m. = -kartṛ, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] Śiva, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Jagatsraṣṭṛ (जगत्स्रष्टृ):—[jagat-sraṣṭṛ] (ṣṭā) 4. m. Creator.

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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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