Jamadagnya, Jāmadagnya: 10 definitions



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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Jamadagnya in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Jāmadagnya (जामदग्न्य).—A tīrtha on the Narmada. Here Indra became lord of gods.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 194. 35-6.
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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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Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva (pancaratra)

Jāmadagnya (जामदग्न्य) or Jāmadagnyasaṃhitā is the name of a Vaiṣṇava Āgama scripture, classified as a tāmasa type of the Muniprokta group of Pāñcarātra Āgamas. The vaiṣṇavāgamas represent one of the three classes of āgamas (traditionally communicated wisdom).—Texts of the Pāñcara Āgamas are divided in to two sects. It is believed that Lord Vāsudeva revealed the first group of texts which are called Divya and the next group is called Muniprokta which are further divided in to three viz. a. Sāttvika. b. Rājasa. c. Tāmasa (e.g., Jāmadagnya-saṃhitā).

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Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Jāmadagnya (जामदग्न्य).—Name of Paraśurāma q. v.; जामदग्न्यमपहाय गीयते तापसेषु चरितार्थमायुधम् (jāmadagnyamapahāya gīyate tāpaseṣu caritārthamāyudham) Ki.13.62.

Derivable forms: jāmadagnyaḥ (जामदग्न्यः).

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

Jāmadagnya (जामदग्न्य).—m.

(-gnyaḥ) A name of Parasurama. E. jamadagni a Muni so named and yañ patronymic affix; the son of the saint Jamadagni.

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

Jāmadagnya (जामदग्न्य).—i. e. jamadagni + ya, I. adj. Referring to Jamadagni, Mahābhārata 1, 332. Ii. patron. A descendant of Jamadagni, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 74, 23.

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

Jāmadagnya (जामदग्न्य).—[adjective] the same.

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

1) Jāmadagnya (जामदग्न्य):—[from jāmadagna] mfn. belonging or relating to Jamad-agni or to his son Jāmadagnya, [Mahābhārata i, 332; Harivaṃśa 2313; Rāmāyaṇa i, 75, 3]

2) [v.s. ...] m. ([gana] gargādi) = gniya, [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra i, 7; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra iii, 3, 12/13]

3) [v.s. ...] Rāma (Paraśu-), [Ṛgveda-anukramaṇikā; Mahābhārata iii, vii; Rāmāyaṇa i f.; Bhāgavata-purāṇa ix]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of a Catur-aha, [Maśaka vii, 5]

5) [v.s. ...] [plural] Jamad-agni’s descendants, [Pravara texts i.]

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

Jāmadagnya (जामदग्न्य):—(gnyaḥ) 1. m. Parashurāma.

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Jāmadagnya (जामदग्न्य):—

1) adj. dem Jamadagni oder seinem Sohn Jāmadagnya gehörig, ihn betreffend u.s.w.: dhanus [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 75, 3.] upākhyāna [Mahābhārata 1, 332.] prādurbhāva [Harivaṃśa 2313.] —

2) patron. gaṇa gargādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 4, 1, 105.] [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 7, 1. 8.] [ĀŚV. GṚHY. 1, 7.] [Scholiast] zu [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 3, 3, 12.] rāma (paraśurāma) [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 848.] [Mahābhārata 3, 511. 985. 5095. 14012. 7, 2427.] [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 74, 23. 2, 21, 33.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 9, 16, 25.] pl. [Pravarādhyāya] in [Weber’s Verzeichniss 60.] —

3) m. Bez. eines Caturaha [Maśaka’s Kalpasūtrāni] in [Weber’s Verzeichniss 73 (7, 5).]

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Jāmadagnya (जामदग्न्य):—

2) Rāma [Ṛgveda] [Anukramaṇikā]

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

Jāmadagnya (जामदग्न्य):——

1) Adj. dem Jamadagni oder dem Jāmadagnya 2)a) gehörig , sie betreffend u.s.w. —

2) m. — a) Patron. von jamadagni. Auch Pl. — b) ein best. Caturaha.

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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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