Kshatradeva, Kṣatradeva: 4 definitions
Kshatradeva 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 Kṣatradeva can be transliterated into English as Ksatradeva or Kshatradeva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Kṣatradeva (क्षत्रदेव).—The son of Śikhaṇḍī. He was a famous archer. Bhagadatta wounded the right hand of Kṣatradeva in the Bhārata-battle. He fought with Lakṣmaṇa and Droṇa. Lakṣmaṇa killed him. (M. B. Udyoga Parva, Chapters 57 and 171; Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 95; Droṇa Parva, Chapters 14, 21 and 23; Karṇa Parva, Chapter 6).
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Kṣatradeva (क्षत्रदेव):—[=kṣatra-deva] [from kṣatra] m. Name of a man (with the [patronymic] Śaikhaṇḍi), [Mahābhārata vii, 955.]
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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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Kshatra, Deva.
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Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
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