Jatismara, Jātismara, Jati-smara: 12 definitions

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Jatismara 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)

[«previous next»] — Jatismara in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Jātismara (जातिस्मर).—A holy bath. It is mentioned in the Mahābhārata, Vana Parva, Chapter 84, Stanza 128 that the body and mind of the person who bathes in this tīrtha (bath) will become pure.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Jātismara (जातिस्मर).—The sage who narrated the dialogue between Yama and his servant to the Kālingaka Brahmana.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 7. 9 and 13.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Jātismara (जातिस्मर) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. II.82.110). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Jātismara) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jatismara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jātismara (जातिस्मर).—a. remembering one's condition in a former life; जातिस्मरो मुनिरस्मि जात्या (jātismaro munirasmi jātyā) K.355.

Jātismara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jāti and smara (स्मर).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jātismara (जातिस्मर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) One who recollec ts his condition in a former life. E. jāti, and smara who remembers.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jātismara (जातिस्मर).—adj., f. , one who remembers or knows his former existences, Mahābhārata 3, 8180.

Jātismara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jāti and smara (स्मर).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jātismara (जातिस्मर).—[adjective] recollecting a former existence; [abstract] [feminine], tva [neuter]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Jātismara (जातिस्मर):—[=jāti-smara] [from jāti > jāta] mf(ā)n. recollecting a former existence, [Mahābhārata iii, 8180; Harivaṃśa 1209; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Viṣṇu-purāṇa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

2) [v.s. ...] n. Name of a Tīrtha, [Mahābhārata iii, 8106]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jātismara (जातिस्मर):—[jāti-smara] (raḥ-rā-raṃ) a. Recollecting a former birth, or state.

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Jatismara in German

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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 (even English!). 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jatismara in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Jātismara (ಜಾತಿಸ್ಮರ):—[noun] a man who can remember the events of his past life or lives.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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