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 (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)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.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with: Devakritanjaya.
Search found 6 books and stories containing Kritanjaya, Kṛtañjaya, Krtanjaya; (plurals include: Kritanjayas, Kṛtañjayas, Krtanjayas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Hiranyakesi-grihya-sutra (by Hermann Oldenberg)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 8 - The incarnations of Vyāsa < [Section 7.2 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (2)]
Chapter 39 - Kings of the solar race (sūryavaṃśa) < [Section 5 - Umā-Saṃhitā]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CXLI - descriptions of kings who came after Janamejaya < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 4 - Re-creation of the Cosmic Egg < [Section 4a - Upasaṃhāra-pāda]
Chapter 35 - The legend of Yājñavalkya’s receiving the Veda from the Sun-God < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 40 - The Birth of Mahākāla: The Arrangement of Four Yugas < [Section 2 - Kaumārikā-khaṇḍa]