Jetri, Jeta, Jetā, Jetṛ: 15 definitions
Jetri means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
The Sanskrit term Jetṛ can be transliterated into English as Jetr or Jetri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Jetṛ (जेतृ) refers to a “conqueror”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.14 (“The Birth of Tāraka and Vajrāṅga”).—Accordingly, as Varāṅgī said to Vajrāṅga: “O my good husband, if you are so pleased grant me a powerful son who will conquer three worlds [i.e., jetṛ—trilokasya jetāraṃ] and cause misery to Viṣṇu [i.e., hari-duḥkhada]”.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Jetā (जेता).—One of the 20 Amitābha gaṇa.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 16; Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 16.
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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
1. Jeta - A prince. Owner of Jetavana, which he sold to Anathapindika for eighteen crores. He then spent all that money on the erection of a gateway at the entrance, which he decorated with much grandeur (See Jetavana). Jeta is generally referred to as Jeta Kumara. According to the northern records he was the son of Pasenadi by the Ksatriya princess Varsika (Rockhill: 48, n.1). He was killed by his half brother Vidudabha for refusing to help him in his slaughter of the Sakyans (Ibid., 121). Several explanations (MA.i.50; UdA.56; KhpA.111, etc.) are given of his name: he was so called either (1) because he conquered his enemies, or (2) because he was born at a time when the king had overcome his enemies, or (3) because such a name was considered auspicious for him (mangalakamyataya).
2. Jeta - A Pacceka Buddha. M.iii.70.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)
Jeta (जेत) is the name of a Śrāvaka mentioned as attending the teachings in the 6th century Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa: one of the largest Kriyā Tantras devoted to Mañjuśrī (the Bodhisattva of wisdom) representing an encyclopedia of knowledge primarily concerned with ritualistic elements in Buddhism. The teachings in this text originate from Mañjuśrī and were taught to and by Buddha Śākyamuni in the presence of a large audience (including Jeta).
Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.
Languages of India and abroad
jētā (जेता).—a S (-tā-trī-tṛ) Ever victorious or triumphant.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
jētā (जेता).—a Ever victorious. jētṛtva n Victori- ousness.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Jetṛ (जेतृ).—a. [ji-tṛc]
1) Victorious, triumphant.
2) Surpassing, excelling. -m.
1) A conqueror, victor.
2) An epithet of Viṣṇu.
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1) Name of a son of Madhucchandas (author of Ṛgveda 1.11.)
2) Name of prince who had a grove near Śrāvasti.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jetṛ (जेतृ).—mfn. (-tā-trī-tṛ) 1. Victorious, triumphant. 2. Surpassing, excelling. 3. An epithet of vishnu. m.
(-tā) A victor, a conqueror. E. ji to conquer, tṛc aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jetṛ (जेतृ).—i. e. ji + tṛ, m., f. trī, and n. 1. Conquering, a conqueror, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 38, 13. 2. A winner in a game, [Yājñavalkya, (ed. Stenzler.)] 2, 200.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jetṛ (जेतृ).—[masculine] conqueror, winner.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jeta (जेत):—in [compound] [irregular] for tṛ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Jetṛ (जेतृ):—[from jeta] mfn. victorious, triumphant, gaining, (m.) conqueror, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a son of Madhucchandas (author of [Ṛg-veda i, 11 ]), [Ṛgveda-anukramaṇikā]
3) [v.s. ...] of a prince who had a grove near Śrāvastī (cf. ta-vana), [Buddhist literature]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jetṛ (जेतृ):—(tā) 4. m. A victor. a. Victorious.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Jetṛ (जेतृ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Jea, Jeu.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Jetritva.
Ends with: Dvijajetri, Nirjetri, Parijetri, Vijetri.
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