Jarita, aka: Jaritā; 3 Definition(s)
Jarita 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Jaritā (जरिता).—A mother bird with four young ones, who suffered much in the burning of the forest Khāṇḍava. (For detailed story see under Khāṇḍavadāha, Para 8).Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Jarita (जरित), Laputa (लपुत): Female companions of a saranga bird, who was a rishi named Mandapala in his previous birth when he was refused admission to heaven because he was childless.Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism
Languages of India and abroad
Jarita (जरित).—a. [jarā-itac]
1) Old, aged.
2) Decayed, infirm; पाण्डुरस्यातपत्रस्य च्छायायां जरितं मया (pāṇḍurasyātapatrasya cchāyāyāṃ jaritaṃ mayā) Rām.2.2.7.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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