Jatarupa, aka: Jātarūpa, Jata-rupa; 4 Definition(s)

Introduction

Jatarupa means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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

[Jatarupa in Purana glossaries]

Jātarūpa (जातरूप).—The region of adharma, and of Kali.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa I. 17. 38.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

[Jatarupa in Theravada glossaries]

N (Gold and golden objects).

(Source): Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[Jatarupa in Pali glossaries]

jātarūpa : (nt.) gold.

(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Jatarupa in Sanskrit glossaries]

Jātarūpa (जातरूप).—a. beautiful, brilliant. (-pam) 1 gold; पुनश्च याचमानाय जातरूपमदात् प्रभुः (punaśca yācamānāya jātarūpamadāt prabhuḥ) Bhāg.1.17.39; अप्याकरसमुत्पन्ना मणिजातिरसंस्कृता । जातरूपेण कल्याणि न हि सं- योगमर्हति (apyākarasamutpannā maṇijātirasaṃskṛtā | jātarūpeṇa kalyāṇi na hi saṃ- yogamarhati) || M.5.18; N.1.129.

2) the form in which a person is born, i. e. nakedness.

3) the thorn apple. °धर (dhara) a. naked.

Jātarūpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jāta and rūpa (रूप).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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