Jayadhvaja; 2 Definition(s)
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
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: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
- 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.
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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The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 69 - The birth of Kārttavīrya < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
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The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
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Chapter CXXXIX - Genealogy of the princes of the lunar race < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
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