Kurujit: 1 definition
Kurujit 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Kurujit (कुरुजित्).—A king born in King Janaka’s dynasty. Aja was his father and Ariṣṭanemi his son. The genealogy from Janaka to Kurujit is as follows: Janaka—Vīrada—Nandivardhana—Suketu—Devarāta—Bṛhaddhṛta—Mahāvīra—Dhṛtaketu—Haryaśva—Maru—Pratisvaka-Kraturatha—Devamīḍha—Vidhṛta—Mahādhṛta—Kṛtirāta—Mahāromā—Svarṇaromā—Prastharomā—Sīradhvaja (Janaka, the father of Sītā)—Kurudhvaja —Dharmadhvaja—Kṛtadhvaja—Keśiketu—Bhānumān —Śakradyumna—Śuci—Vanadhvaja—Ūrjaketu—Aja —Kurujit. (Bhāgavata, 9th Skandha).
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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