Jayadbala: 4 definitions

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Jayadbala 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»] — Jayadbala in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Jayadbala (जयद्बल).—The false name assumed by Sahadeva at the time of the incognito life of the Pāṇḍavas in the city of Virāṭa. (Mahābhārata Virāṭa Parva, Chapter 5, Stanza 35).

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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»] — Jayadbala in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jayadbala (जयद्बल):—[=jayad-bala] [from jayad > jaya] m. ‘of victorious power’, a Name assumed by a Pāṇḍu prince at Virāṭa’s court, [Mahābhārata iv, 176.]

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Jayadbala (जयद्बल):—(jayant, partic. von ji, + bala) m. ein angenommener Name des jüngsten (?) PāṇḍuSohnes [Mahābhārata 4, 176.]

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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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