Jaruthi, Jārūthī: 1 definition


Jaruthi 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Jārūthī (जारूथी).—An ancient city. It is mentioned in Mahābhārata, Vana Parva, Chapter 12, Stanza 30, that Śrī Kṛṣṇa, with his friends Āhuti and Kratha defeated Śiśupāla, Jarāsandha, Śaibya and Śatadhanvan in this city.

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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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