Jatismara, aka: Jātismara, Jati-smara; 4 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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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: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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-English dictionary

Jatismara in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [J] · next »

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: 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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Jaṭi (जटि).—f. (-ṭiḥ) 1. Waved-leaf fig tree, (F. venosa:) see jaṭin. 2. Assemblage, multitude....
Jatisvabhava
Jātisvabhāva (जातिस्वभाव).—m. (-vaḥ) Specific or generic character or nature. E. jāti and svabh...
Jativaira
Jātivaira (जातिवैर).—n. (-raṃ) Innate or instinctive hostility. E. jāti and vaira enmity.
Trinajati
Tṛṇajāti (तृणजाति).—m. (-tiḥ) The vegetable kingdom. E. tṛṇa, and jāti genus.
Jatyandha
Jātyandha (जात्यन्ध).—mfn. (-ndhaḥ-ndhā-ndhaṃ) Born-blind. E. jāti birth, andha blind.
Jatipatri
Jātīpatrī (जातीपत्री).—f. (-trī) Mace. E. jāti and patrī a leaf.
Ekajati
Ekajāti (एकजाति).—mfn. (-tiḥ-tiḥ-ti) 1. Of the same caste. 2. Once born. m. (-taḥ) A Sudra. E. ...
Jatiphala
Jātiphala (जातिफल).—(sometimes jātīphalam also) a nutmeg; जातीफलं मातुलानीमहिफेनं च पत्रकम् (jā...
Jatilakshana
Jātilakṣaṇa (जातिलक्षण).—n. (-ṇaṃ) 1. Specific or generic distinction or characteristic. 2. Mar...
Hinajati
Hīnajāti (हीनजाति).—mfn. (-tiḥ-tiḥ-ti) Outcaste, vile, degraded. E. hīna abandoned, jāti caste.
Vishleshajati
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Dhurjati
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Jativacaka
Jātivācaka (जातिवाचक).—a. expressing a genus, generic (as a word); गौरश्वः पुरुषो हस्ती (gauraś...
Jatibhramsha
Jātibhraṃśa (जातिभ्रंश).—loss of caste; Ms.11.67. Derivable forms: jātibhraṃśaḥ (जातिभ्रंशः).Jā...
Svajati
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