Kritavarma, Kṛtavarmā: 4 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Kṛtavarmā can be transliterated into English as Krtavarma or Kritavarma, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Kṛtavarmā (कृतवर्मा).—A King of the Vṛṣṇi dynasty. In the previous generation of Vṛṣṇi also a Kṛtavarman is noticed. The genealogy of both is given below. Genealogy. Descended from Viṣṇu thus: Brahmā Atri—Candra—Budha—Purūravas—Āyus—Nahuṣa—Yayāti—Yadu—Sahasrajit—Śatajit—Hehaya—Dharma Kunti—Sadājit—Dhanaka. (See full article at Story of Kṛtavarmā from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Kṛtavarma (कृतवर्म) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.61.75) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kṛtavarma) 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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism
Kritavarma (कृतवर्म): A notable Yadava warrior fighting on the side of Kaurava forces.
General definition (in Jainism)Source: Wisdom Library: Jainism
Kṛtavarmā (कृतवर्मा) is the father of Vimala, the thirteenth of twenty-four Tīrthaṅkaras in Janism, according to the Ācāradinakara (14th century work on Jain conduct written by Vardhamāna Sūri). A Tīrthaṅkara is an enlightened being who has conquered saṃsāra (cycle of birth and death), leaving behind him a path for others to follow.
The wife of Kṛtavarmā is Śyāmā according to Śvetāmbara or Jayaśyāmā according to Digambara. It is an ancient Jain practice to worship the Tīrthaṅkara’s parents in various rites, such as the pratiṣṭhāvidhi.
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
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Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section 21 < [Shalya Parva]
Section 26 < [Karna Parva]
Section 54 < [Karna Parva]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 31 - The Glory of Koṭitīrtha: Aśvatthāmā’s Liberation < [Section 1 - Setu-māhātmya]
Chapter 5 - Redemption from Curse of Alaṃbuṣā and Vidhūma < [Section 1 - Setu-māhātmya]
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
Part 2.1h - The Andhaka Dynasty < [Chapter 3 - Historical aspects in the Matsyapurāṇa]
Part 2.1f - The Haihaya Dynasty < [Chapter 3 - Historical aspects in the Matsyapurāṇa]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)