Jatukarnya, Jātūkarṇya: 6 definitions


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Jatukarnya in Purana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Jātūkarṇya (जातूकर्ण्य):—Another name for Agniveśya (son of Devadatta), who was the fire-god Agni himself. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.2)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Jātūkarṇya (जातूकर्ण्य).—The name of Vyāsa of the 27th dvāpara; Somaśarma, the avatār of the Lord. (See Jātukarṇi).*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 23. 214.

1b) (Jātūkarṇa, Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa); see Kānīna; a disciple of Śākalya. Imparted the Samhitā with nirukta to Balāka, Paija and others.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 2. 21; XII. 6. 58.
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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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[«previous next»] — Jatukarnya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Jātūkarṇya (जातूकर्ण्य) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Quoted in Kātyāyanaśrautasūtra 4, 1, 27. 20, 3, 17. 25, 7, 35, in Śaṅkhāyanaśrautasūtra 1, 2, 17. 3, 16, 14. 20, 19. 16, 29, 6.

2) Jātūkarṇya (जातूकर्ण्य):—a grammarian. Quoted in Vājasaneyiprātiśākhya 4, 122. 157. 5, 22.

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

1) Jātūkarṇya (जातूकर्ण्य):—[from jātūkarṇa] m. ([from] jatū-karṇa [gana] gargādi) Name of several preceptors and grammarians (See also ṇa), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiv; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra iv, xx, xxv; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā-prātiśākhya; Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

2) [v.s. ...] [Śāṅkhāyana-gṛhya-sūtra, iv, 10, 3; Aitareya-āraṇyaka v, 3; Brahma-purāṇa ii, 12]

3) [v.s. ...] [plural] Jātūkarṇya’s family, [Pravara texts vi, 1 and 6.]

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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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