Kātyāyanīputra, aka: Katyayaniputra, Katyayani-putra; 2 Definition(s)


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In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

[Kātyāyanīputra in Buddhism glossaries]

Parshva Katyayaniputra (1365-1290 BCE).—According to Paramartha’s “Life of Vasubandhu” , Katyayaniputra, a brahmana Buddhist, lived 500 years after Buddha nirvana (1865 BC). Hiuen Tsang also records that Katyayaniputra flourished 500 years after nirvana. Paramartha tells us that Katyayaniputra went to Kashmir. He collected the information of the Abhidharma of Sarvastivada with the help of 500 Arhats and 500 Bodhisattvas. He arranged them into eight books amounted to 50,000 verses.

(Source): academia.edu: The Chronological History of Buddhism

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Kātyāyanīputra in Sanskrit glossaries]

Kātyāyanīputra (कात्यायनीपुत्र).—Name of Kārttikeya.

Derivable forms: kātyāyanīputraḥ (कात्यायनीपुत्रः).

Kātyāyanīputra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kātyāyanī and putra (पुत्र). See also (synonyms): kātyāyanīsuta.

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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.

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