Janadhipa, Jana-adhipa, Jana-adhipa, Janādhipa: 8 definitions
Janadhipa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Janādhipa (जनाधिप) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.49) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Janādhipa) 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
janādhipa : (m.) a king (of men).Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Janādhipa refers to: a king of men J. II, 369;
Note: janādhipa is a Pali compound consisting of the words jana and adhipa.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) a king
2) Name of Viṣṇu.
Derivable forms: janādhipaḥ (जनाधिपः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Janādhipa (जनाधिप).—m. a king.
Janādhipa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jana and adhipa (अधिप).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Janādhipa (जनाधिप).—[masculine] ruler of men, king.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Janādhipa (जनाधिप):—[from jana > jan] m. = nanātha, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] (ifc. f(ā). ).
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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