Jyotishman, aka: Jyotiṣmān; 3 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Jyotiṣmān can be transliterated into English as Jyotisman or Jyotishman, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Jyotiṣmān (ज्योतिष्मान्).—One of the ten sons of Priyavrata, who was a son of Svāyambhuva Manu, according to the Varāhapurāṇa chapter 74. Svāyambhuva Manu was created by Brahmā, who was in turn created by Nārāyaṇa, the unknowable all-pervasive primordial being. Jyotiṣmān was made the lord of Krauñcadvīpa, one of the seven islands (dvīpa).

According to a different account, he is mentioned as lord of Śālmalidvīpa and had three sons: Kuśa, Vaidyuta and Jīmūtavāhana, each ruling over their respective regions.

According to a yet another account he is lord of Kuśadvīpa and had seven sons: Udbhida, Veṇumān, Rathapāla, Manas, Dhṛti, Prabhākara and Kapila, each ruling over their respective regions.

Source: Wisdom Library: Varāha-purāṇa

Jyotiṣmān (ज्योतिष्मान्).—An ancient King of Kuśadvīpa. This King had seven sons, called Udbhida, Veṇumān, Vairatha, Lambana, Dhṛti, Prabhākara and Kapila. Each division of that country is given the name of each of these sons. (Viṣṇu Purāṇa, Aṃśa 2, Chapter 4).

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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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jyōtiṣmān (ज्योतिष्मान्).—a S Light, lustrous, luminous, splendid.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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.

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