Jatukarna, Jātūkarṇa, Jatūkarṇa, Jātukarṇa: 9 definitions


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

Jātukarṇa (जातुकर्ण).—An ancient hermit with control over his senses. He was a member of the council of Yudhiṣṭhira. (Mahābhārata Sabhā Parva, Chapter 4, Stanza 14).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Jātūkarṇa (जातूकर्ण).—The Vedavyāsa of the 28th dvāpara.1 Heard the Viṣṇupurāṇa from Pramati (Parāśara, Vāyu-purāṇa).2

  • 1) Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 3. 19.
  • 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 103. 66; Viṣṇu-purāṇa VI. 8. 49.

1b) The purohita when Veda-Vyāsa was born.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 98. 93.

1c) The grandson's son of Vasiṣṭha.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 1. 10.
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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Jatūkarṇa (जतूकर्ण).—Name of a physician, pupil of Bharadvāja Kapisthala (v. l. jatūkarṇyaḥ).

Derivable forms: jatūkarṇaḥ (जतूकर्णः).

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Jātūkarṇa (जातूकर्ण).—An epithet of Śiva.

Derivable forms: jātūkarṇaḥ (जातूकर्णः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Jātukarṇa (जातुकर्ण).—m. pl. (compare Jantukarṇa), name of a brah-manical (Yajurvedic) school: Divyāvadāna 633.5, 7; also °ṇā, f., name of the gotra of the nakṣatra Pūrva-Bhadrapadā: °ṇā- gotreṇa Divyāvadāna 641.6.

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

Jātūkarṇa (जातूकर्ण).—[masculine] ī [feminine] a man’s & woman’s name.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Jātūkarṇa (जातूकर्ण) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—an aucient physician. Mentioned Oxf. 310^a. 358^a.

2) Jātūkarṇa (जातूकर्ण):—an ancient physician. Mentioned by Hemādri in Pariśeṣakhaṇḍa 2, 717.

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

1) Jatūkarṇa (जतूकर्ण):—[=jatū-karṇa] [from jatū > jatu] m. ([gana] gargādi [varia lectio] jāt), ‘bat-eared’, Name of a physician (pupil of Bharadvāja Kapiṣṭhala), [Caraka i, 1, 29] ([varia lectio] jātūkarṇ).

2) Jātūkarṇa (जातूकर्ण):—m. ([from] jat? [gana] gargādi [varia lectio]) Name of an ancient teacher (one of the 28 transmitters of the Purāṇas, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa iii, 3, 19; vi, 8, 47] [ṇya] [Vāyu-purāṇa i, 1, 8; 23, 201] [ṇya] [Devī-bhāgavata-purāṇa]; author of a law-book, [Yājñavalkya [Scholiast or Commentator]; ṇya, [Pāraskara-gṛhya-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]]]; Name of a physician), [Mahābhārata ii, 109; Harivaṃśa 2364; Bhāgavata-purāṇa vi, 15, 13]

3) (= Agni-veśya) ix, 2, 21

4) Name of Śiva

5) mf(ī)n. of ṇya [gana] kaṇvādi.

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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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