Krathana: 10 definitions
Krathana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Krathana (क्रथन).—A son of Khaśā, and a Rākṣasa; an asura in the sabhā of Hiraṇyakaśipu.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 133; Matsya-purāṇa 161. 80.
1b) The city of a Rākṣasa in the Sutalam.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 50. 22.
Krathana (क्रथन) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.28.18) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Krathana) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Krathana (क्रथन):—[krathanaṃ] Krathan-kvaṇan (Arun. Ah. N. 4. 13), krathan-kūjan (Hem. Ah. N. 4. 13)
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A slaughter.
Derivable forms: krathanam (क्रथनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Krathana (क्रथन).—n. (naṃ) 1. Slaughter, killing. 2. Snoring, stertor. E. krath to kill, affix lyaṭ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Krathana (क्रथन).—I. n. Slaughter, [Prabodhacandrodaya, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 5, 10. Ii. m. The name of an Asura or demon, Mahābhārata 1, 1488; a monkey, [Rāmāyaṇa] 4, 63, 4, etc.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Krathana (क्रथन):—[from krath] mfn. one who is in danger of suffocation, [Caraka]
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of an Asura, [Mahābhārata i; Harivaṃśa 12696]
3) [v.s. ...] of a Nāga (son of Dhṛta-rāṣṭra), [Mahābhārata i, 4550]
4) [v.s. ...] of a monkey, [Rāmāyaṇa iv, v, vi]
5) [v.s. ...] n. cutting through (as with an ax), [Prabodha-candrodaya]
6) [v.s. ...] slaughter, killing, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
7) [v.s. ...] sudden interruption of breath, [Suśruta]
8) Krāthana (क्राथन):—[from krātha] n. moving, [Sarvadarśana-saṃgraha]
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.
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The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Ramayana of Valmiki (by Hari Prasad Shastri)
Chapter 26 - Sarana tells Ravana of the principal Leaders of the Monkeys < [Book 6 - Yuddha-kanda]
Chapter 27 - Sarana continues his Deposition < [Book 6 - Yuddha-kanda]
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 5 - Destruction of Dakṣa’s Sacrifice < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
Chapter 45 - The Manifesṭation of Narasiṃha < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
Chapter 38 - The Installation of the Image of Vāmana < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
The Nilamata Purana (by Dr. Ved Kumari)