Jatarupa, aka: Jātarūpa, Jata-rupa; 4 Definition(s)
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Jātarūpa (जातरूप).—The region of adharma, and of Kali.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa I. 17. 38.
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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
N (Gold and golden objects).(Source): Dhamma Dana: Pali English Glossary
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).
Languages of India and abroad
jātarūpa : (nt.) gold.(Source): BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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.
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
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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