Jambumarga, aka: Jambūmārga, Jambu-marga; 3 Definition(s)
Jambumarga 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.
Jambūmārga (जम्बूमार्ग).—An ancient holy place. If one visits this place one will attain the fruits of performing the sacrifice of Aśvamedha (horse sacrifice). (Mahābhārata Vana Parva, Chapter 62).(Source): archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
- 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 13. 38.
- 2) Matsya-purāṇa 22. 21.
- 3) Vāyu-purāṇa 77. 38.
- 4) Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 13. 33.
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.
Itihasa (narrative history)
Jambūmārga (जम्बूमार्ग) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.87.11). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Jambū-mārga) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.(Source): JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Itihasa (इतिहास, itihāsa) refers to ‘epic history’ and represents a branch of Sanskrit literature which popularly includes 1) the eighteen major Puranas, 2) the Mahabharata and 3) the Ramayana. It is a branch of Vedic Hinduism categorised as smriti literature (‘that which is remembered’) as opposed to shruti literature (‘that which is transmitted verbally’).
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