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’).
Search found 351 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:
Jambūdvīpa (जम्बूद्वीप).—One of the Purāṇically famous Saptadvīpas (seven continents). These se...
Jambū (जम्बू) is the name of a tree (Jāmuna) that is associated with the Nakṣatra (celestial st...
Mārga (मार्ग, “path”) according to the 2nd century Mahāprajñāpāramitāśāstra (chapter VII).—“the...
Mārgaśirṣa (मार्गशिर्ष) is the first month of the “winter season” (hemanta) in the traditional ...
Jambunadī (जम्बुनदी) refers to the name of a River mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.29)...
Jalamārga (जलमार्ग).—a drain, canal. Derivable forms: jalamārgaḥ (जलमार्गः).Jalamārga is a Sans...
Rājamārga (राजमार्ग).—1) a highway, high road, a royal or main road, principal street. 2) the w...
Mārgastha (मार्गस्थ).—a. travelling; wayfaring; अनुगन्तुं सतां वर्त्म कृत्स्नं यदि न शक्यते । स...
Sthalamārga (स्थलमार्ग).—n. a road by land; स्थलवर्त्मना (sthalavartmanā) 'by land'; पारसीकांस्...
Muktimārga (मुक्तिमार्ग).—the way to final beatitude. Derivable forms: muktimārgaḥ (मुक्तिमार्ग...
Sopānamārga (सोपानमार्ग).—a flight of steps, a stair-case; वापी चास्मिन् मरकतशिलाबद्धसोपानमार्ग...
Jambūsaṇḍa (जम्बूसण्ड) or Jambūsaṃḍa is the name of a village visited by Mahāvīra during h...
Mūtramārga (मूत्रमार्ग).—the urethra. Derivable forms: mūtramārgaḥ (मूत्रमार्गः).Mūtramārga is ...
Pravṛttimārga (प्रवृत्तिमार्ग).—active or worldly life, attachment to the business and pleasure...
Haṃsamārga (हंसमार्ग) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.68) and represents one...
Search found 4 books and stories containing Jambumarga, Jambūmārga or Jambu-marga. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Nilamata Purana (by Dr. Ved Kumari)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 13 - Enumeration of holy spots (tīrtha) for Śrāddha < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]