Krtagni, Krtāgni, Kritagni, Kṛtāgni: 6 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Kṛtāgni can be transliterated into English as Krtagni or Kritagni, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Kṛtāgni (कृताग्नि).—A King of the Yadu dynasty. Descended from Yadu thus: Sahasrajit—Śatajit—Hehaya—Dharma -Kunti—Bhadrasena—Dhanaka—Kṛtāgni. Kṛtāgni was the brother of Kṛtavīrya, who was the father of Kārtavīryārjuna. Kṛtavīrya had three brothers called Kṛtāgni, Kṛtavarman and Kṛtaujas. (Kṛtāyus).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Krtāgni (क्र्ताग्नि).—A son of Dhanaka (Kanaka-br. p., m. p.).*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 23. 23; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 69. 8; Matsya-purāṇa 43. 13; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 11. 10-11.
Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study

Kṛtāgni (कृताग्नि) is one of the three sons of Kṛtavīrya and the grandson of Dhanaka, according to the Vaṃśānucarita section of the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, [...] Dhanaka was the son of Dharmanetra and his son was Kṛtavīrya, who had three sons—Kārtavīrya, Kṛtāgni and Kṛtavarman.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kṛtāgni (कृताग्नि):—[from kṛta > kṛ] m. Name of a son of Kanaka or Dhanaka, [Harivaṃśa 1850; Bhāgavata-purāṇa ix, 23, 22.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Krtagni 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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