Jayarata, aka: Jayarāta; 1 Definition(s)

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Purana

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Jayarāta (जयरात).—A warrior who fought on the side of the Kauravas. Bhīmasena killed this warrior, who was a prince of Kaliṅga, in the battle of Bhārata. (Mahābhārata Droṇa Parva, Chapter 155, Stanza 28).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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