Kritadhvaja, Kṛtadhvaja: 3 definitions
Kritadhvaja 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.
The Sanskrit term Kṛtadhvaja can be transliterated into English as Krtadhvaja or Kritadhvaja, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana
Kṛtadhvaja (कृतध्वज):—One of the two sons of Dharmadhvaja (son of Kuśadhvaja). He had a son called Keśidhvaja. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.13.19-21)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Kṛtadhvaja (कृतध्वज).—A King of Janaka’s dynasty. (See under Vaṃśāvali).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Kṛtadhvaja (कृतध्वज).—A son of Dharmadhvaja (Janaka, Viṣṇu-purāṇa) and father of Keśidhvaja.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 13. 19-20; Viṣṇu-purāṇa 6. 7-8.
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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The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
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