Jatugriha, aka: Jatugṛha, Jatu-griha; 1 Definition(s)

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Jatugriha 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.

The Sanskrit term Jatugṛha can be transliterated into English as Jatugrha or Jatugriha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana

[Jatugriha in Purana glossaries]

Jatugṛha (जतुगृह).—The house of lac arranged by Duryodhana to burn down the Pāṇḍavas.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 13. 70.
(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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