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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Jayadhvaja (जयध्वज).—The fifth of the hundred sons of Kārtavīryārjuna. It is stated in Brahmāṇḍa Purāṇa, Chapter 46 that, of the hundred sons of Kārtavīryārjuna, Śūra, Śūrasena, Dhiṣaṇa, Madhu and Jayadhvaja were the mightiest warriors. This Jayadhvaja was the father of Tālajaṅgha.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Jayadhvaja (जयध्वज).—A son of Kārtavīrya Arjuna and father of Tālajangha;1 a Mahāratha who reigned at Avanti;2 known also as Vaikarta.3

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 23. 27-28; Vāyu-purāṇa 94. 50; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 11. 21-22.
  • 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 41. 13; 47. 66; 69. 50.
  • 3) Matsya-purāṇa 43. 46.
Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study

Jayadhvaja (जयध्वज) is one of the hundred sons sons of Kārtavīrya and the grandson of Kṛtavīrya, according to the Vaṃśānucarita section of the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, [...] Dhanaka’s son was Kṛtavīrya, who had three sons—Kārtavīrya, Kṛtāgni and Kṛtavarman. Of these three, Kārtavīrya had hundred sons, amongst whom only five were very famous. They were Śūrasena and others. They worshipped Mahādeva and received boons from The Lord. But Jayadhvaja was very intelligent and was devoted to Nārāyaṇa. The progeny of Jayadhvaja are called Tālajaṃghas (Tālajaṅghas). Vitihotra was the eldest of them and they were Yadavas.

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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»] — Jayadhvaja in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jayadhvaja (जयध्वज).—[masculine] flag of victory.

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

1) Jayadhvaja (जयध्वज):—[=jaya-dhvaja] [from jaya] m. a flag of victory

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a son of Arjuna Kārtavīrya, [Harivaṃśa 1893; Viṣṇu-purāṇa iv, 11, 5; Bhāgavata-purāṇa ix, 23, 26 f.; Bṛhan-nāradīya-purāṇa, 38 adhyāya xxxvii]

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

Jayadhvaja (जयध्वज):—(jaya + dhvaja) m. Nomen proprium eines Sohnes der Kārtavīrya Arjuna und Vaters des Tālajaṅgha [Harivaṃśa 1893.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 418.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 9, 23, 26. 27.] [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 452.] [Oxforder Handschriften 11],a.

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