Kritanjaya, Kṛtañjaya: 2 definitions



Kritanjaya 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 Kṛtañjaya can be transliterated into English as Krtanjaya or Kritanjaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Kṛtañjaya (कृतञ्जय):—Son of Barhi (son of Bṛhadrāja). He will be born in the future and become a king. He will have a son called Raṇañjaya. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.12.13)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Kṛtañjaya (कृतञ्जय).—Son of Barhi, and father of Raṇamjaya.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 12. 13.
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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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