Kshemadhurti, Kṣemadhūrti: 4 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Kṣemadhūrti can be transliterated into English as Ksemadhurti or Kshemadhurti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Kṣemadhūrti (क्षेमधूर्ति).—A Kṣatriya King of Ancient India. It is stated in Mahābhārata, Ādi Parva, Chapter 67, Stanza 64 that this King was born from a portion of the Asura called Krodhavaśa. The King ruled over the country called Kulūta. In the battle of Bhārata he fought on the side of the Kauravas and was killed by Bhīmasena. (Mahābhārata Karṇa Parva, Chapter 12, Stanza 44).

2) Kṣemadhūrti (क्षेमधूर्ति).—A King who took the side of the Kauravas. This King who was the brother of Bṛhantaka, fought with Sātyaki in the Bhārata battle. (Mahābhārata Śalya Parva, Chapter 21, Stanza 8).

3) Kṣemadhūrti (क्षेमधूर्ति).—A warrior. He fought with Bṛhatkṣatra and died in the fight. (Mahābhārata Droṇa Parva, Chapter 107, Stanza 6).

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Kṣemadhūrti (क्षेमधूर्ति) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.61.59) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kṣemadhūrti) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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

[«previous next»] — Kshemadhurti in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kṣemadhūrti (क्षेमधूर्ति):—[=kṣema-dhūrti] [from kṣema] m. Name of a warrior, [Mahābhārata i, 67, 64] ([varia lectio] -mūrtī), [; vii, 4013 ff.]

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Kshemadhurti 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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