Kartavirya, Kārtavīrya: 8 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Kārtavīrya (कार्तवीर्य) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VIII.4.52, XIII.116.65, XIII.115) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kārtavīrya) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study
Kārtavīrya (कार्तवीर्य) is one of the three sons of Kṛtavīrya and the grandson of Dhanaka, according to the Vaṃśānucarita section of the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, [...] Dhanaka was the son of Dharmanetra and his son was Kṛtavīrya, who had three sons—Kārtavīrya, Kṛtāgni and Kṛtavarman. Of these three, Kārtavīrya had hundred sons, amongst whom only five were very famous .They were Śūrasena and others. They worshipped Mahādeva and received boons from The Lord.
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism
Kārtavīrya (कार्तवीर्य): A great warrior who defeated Ravana, King of Lanka.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kārtavīrya (कार्तवीर्य).—The son of Kṛtavīrya and king of the Haihayas, who ruled at Māhiṣmatī. [Having worshipped Dattāttreya, he obtained from him several boons, such as a thousand arms, a golden chariot that went wheresoever he willed it to go, the power of restraining wrong by justice, conquest of earth, invincibility by enemies &c.; (cf. R.6.39). According to the Vāyu Purāṇa he ruled justly and righteously for 85, years and offered 1, sacrifices. He was a contemporary of Rāvaṇa whom he once captured and confined like a beast in a corner of his city; cf. R.6.4. Kārtavīrya was slain by Paraśurāma for having carried off by violence the Kāmadhenu of his reversed father Jamadagni. Kārtavīrya is also known by the name Sahasrārjuna.]
Derivable forms: kārtavīryaḥ (कार्तवीर्यः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kārtavīrya (कार्तवीर्य).—i. e. kṛta-vīrya + a, patron. m. A name of the Arjuna killed by Paraśurāma, Mahābhārata 3, 141.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kārtavīrya (कार्तवीर्य):—[from kārta] m. ‘son of Kṛta-vīrya’, Name of Arjuna (a prince of the Haihayas, killed by Paraśurāma), [Mahābhārata] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] Name of one of the Cakravartins (emperors of the world in Bhārata-varṣa), [Jaina literature]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Kārtavīrya (कार्तवीर्य):—patron. von kṛtavīrya und Beiname Arjunas, eines Fürsten der Haihaya, der von Paraśurāma erschlagen wurde, [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 2, 8, 9.] [Mahābhārata 3, 141. 11034 (Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 570.) fgg.] [13, 7187. fgg.] [14, 817. fgg.] [Harivaṃśa 1862.] [Rājataraṅgiṇī 4, 107.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 402. fg.] [?417. Bhāgavatapurāṇa 9, 23, 24. Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 457. 1314. fg.] [Böhtlingk’s Verzeichniss No. 47.] einer der 8 Cakravartin in Bhārata [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 693. 702.] [Lassen’s Indische Alterthumskunde I, Anhang XXVII.] kārtavīryacarita, kārtavīryodaya [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 826.]
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Kārtavīrya (कार्तवीर्य):—, mantra [Oxforder Handschriften 100,a,9.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Kārtavīrya (कार्तवीर्य):—m. Patron. Arjun's. Fürsten der Hihaya. carita n. , pūjā f. und ryodaya m. Titel von Werken.
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Search found 18 books and stories containing Kartavirya, Kārtavīrya; (plurals include: Kartaviryas, Kārtavīryas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section CXVII < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
Section CXVI < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
Section CXCV < [Drona-vadha Parva]
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 33 - An Account of Haihayas and Kartavirya < [Book 1 - Harivamsa Parva]
Chapter 49 - Jarasandha’s Adress to the Kings < [Book 2 - Vishnu Parva]
Chapter 39 - Krishna Meets with Parasurama < [Book 2 - Vishnu Parva]
The history of Andhra country (1000 AD - 1500 AD) (by Yashoda Devi)
Part 19 - The Haihayas of Palnad (A.D. 1100-1481) < [Chapter II - The Haihayas]
Part 12 - The Haihayas of Panchadharala (A.D. 1200-1403) < [Chapter II - The Haihayas]
Part 4 - Katamanayaka (A.D. 1135-1151) < [Chapter X - The Saronathas (A.D. 950-1260)]
The Ramayana of Valmiki (by Hari Prasad Shastri)
Chapter 32 - Arjuna captures Ravana < [Book 7 - Uttara-kanda]
Chapter 49 - Rama returns to consciousness and weeps over Lakshmana < [Book 6 - Yuddha-kanda]
Chapter 33 - Arjuna releases Ravana on the request of Paulastya < [Book 7 - Uttara-kanda]
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)