Jartika; 2 Definition(s)

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Purana

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Jartika (जर्तिक).—A tribe of Vāhikas. They are considered to be the lowest of the tribes. (Mahābhārata Karṇa Parva, Chapter 44, Stanza 10).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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