Jashadhvaja, Jaṣadhvaja: 1 definition


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The Sanskrit term Jaṣadhvaja can be transliterated into English as Jasadhvaja or Jashadhvaja, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Jashadhvaja in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Jaṣadhvaja (जषध्वज).—The God of Love with fish standard; also Jaṣaketu, Makaradhvaja.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 154. 209 and 283.
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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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