Janaki, Jānakī, Jānaki: 10 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
1) Jānaki (जानकि).—A Kṣatriya king who was the rebirth of an asura named Candravināśana. It is stated in Mahābhārata, Udyoga Parva, Chapter 4, Stanza 20, that the Pāṇḍavas had sent to him a letter of invitation to take part in the battle of Bhārata.
2) Jānakī (जानकी).—See under Sītā.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Jānakī (जानकी).—Is Sītā (s.v.).*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 4. 100; 15. 9.
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Jānakī (जानकी).—[jānakasyāpatyaṃ strī, aṇ] Name of Sītā, wife of Rāma.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jānakī (जानकी).—f. (-kī) A name of Sita. E. janaka the father of this lady affixes aṇ and ṅīṣ .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jānakī (जानकी).—i. e. janaka + a + ī, patron. The daughter of Janaka, i. e. Sitā, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 51, 6.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Jānakī (जानकी):—[from jānaka > jātṛ] a f. [patronymic] of Sitā, [Mahābhārata iii, 15872; Rāmāyaṇa iii, 51, 6; Raghuvaṃśa xii, 61; xv, 74]
2) [v.s. ...] a metre of 4 x 24 syllables.
3) Jānaki (जानकि):—[from jātṛ] m. [patronymic] of Kratu-jit, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā ii, 3, 8, 1]
4) [v.s. ...] of Āyasthūṇa, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiv] (once ki)
5) [v.s. ...] of a king, [Mahābhārata i, 2675; v, 83]
6) [v.s. ...] [plural] Name of a subdivision of the Tri-garta people, [Pāṇini 5-3, 116; Kāśikā-vṛtti] ([varia lectio] jālaki).
7) Jānakī (जानकी):—[from jātṛ] b f. of ka q.v.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jānakī (जानकी):—(kī) 3. f. A name of Sitā.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Jānakī (जानकी) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Jāṇaī.
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Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 4.19.116 < [Chapter 19 - A Thousand Names of Srī Yamunā]
Verse 8.13.33 < [Chapter 13 - A Thousand Names of Lord Balarāma]
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
The Wounded Goddess < [October - December 1977]
Frontispiece < [January 1955]
You and I < [July-September, 1928]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 59 - The Birth of Kuśa and Lava < [Section 5 - Pātāla-Khaṇḍa (Section on the Nether World)]
Chapter 57 - The Washerman’s Former Birth < [Section 5 - Pātāla-Khaṇḍa (Section on the Nether World)]
Chapter 56 - Rāma Seeks Bharata’s Advice < [Section 5 - Pātāla-Khaṇḍa (Section on the Nether World)]
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 3.10.147-148 < [Chapter 10 - The Glories of Śrī Puṇḍarīka Vidyānidhi]
Verse 2.279-282 < [Chapter 2 - The Lord’s Manifestation at the House of Śrīvāsa and the Inauguration of Saṅkīrtana]
Verse 2.18.126 < [Chapter 18 - Mahāprabhu’s Dancing as a Gopī]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)