Jalamdhama, Jalaṃdhama: 3 definitions
Jalamdhama 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Jalaṃdhama (जलंधम).—A son of Kṛṣṇa and Satyabhāmā. See jarandhama.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 47. 17.
Jalaṃdhama (जलंधम) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.108.2) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Jalaṃdhama) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Jalaṃdhama (जलंधम):—[=jala-ṃ-dhama] [from jala] m. ‘water-blower’, Name of one of Skanda’s attendants, [Mahābhārata ix, 2559]
2) [=jala-ṃdhama] [from jalaṃ-dhama > jala] of a Dānava, [Harivaṃśa 12935]
3) Jalaṃdhamā (जलंधमा):—[=jala-ṃdhamā] [from jalaṃ-dhama > jala] f. Name of a daughter of Kṛṣṇa, 9184.
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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