Krodhaja, Krodha-ja: 7 definitions

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Krodhaja 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.

In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

Source: Google Books: Manusmṛti with the Manubhāṣya

Krodhaja (क्रोधज) refers to the “set set born of anger”, according to the Manusmṛti 7.50. Accordingly, “[...] tale-bearing (paiśunya), Treachery (droha), Envy (īrṣya), Slandering (sāhasa?), Misappropriation of property (arthadūṣaṇa), Cruelty of speech (vāgdaṇḍa) and of Assault (pāruṣya);—these constitute the eightfold set born of Anger. [...] in the set born of anger (krodhaja),—Assault (daṇḍapātana), Cruelty of speech (vākpāruṣya) and Misappropriation of property (arthadūṣaṇa),—are to be regarded as the three most pernicious (kaṣṭatama)”.

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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Krodhaja (क्रोधज).—a. proceeding from wrath (as the eight vices; paiśunyaṃ sāhasaṃ droha īrṣyāsūyārthadūṣaṇam | vāgdaṇḍajaṃ ca pāruṣyaṃ krodhajo'pi gaṇoṣṭakaḥ || Ms.7.48).

Krodhaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms krodha and ja (ज).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Krodhaja (क्रोधज).—mfn.

(-jaḥ-jā-jaṃ) Proceeding from or engendered by wrath; it especially applies to eight vices, hatred, envy, oppression, violence &c. E. krodha passion, and ja produced.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Krodhaja (क्रोधज).—[adjective] sprung from anger.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Krodhaja (क्रोधज):—[=krodha-ja] [from krodha > krudh] mfn. proceeding from or engendered by wrath (as the eight vices, hatred, envy, oppression, violence, etc.), [Manu-smṛti vii, 45-51.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Krodhaja (क्रोधज):—[krodha-ja] (jaḥ-jā-jaṃ) a. Proceeding from wrath, hatred, &c.

[Sanskrit to German]

Krodhaja in German

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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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