Marutta; 7 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Marutta (मरुत्त):—Son of Avīkṣit (son of Karandhama). The great mystic Saṃvarta, the son of Aṅgirā, engaged Marutta in performing a yajña (sacrifice). He had a son named Dama. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.2)

Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

1) Marutta (मरुत्त).—A wealthy king who lived in Kṛtayuga.

. Genealogy. Descended from Viṣṇu in the following order:—Brahmā, Marīci, Kaśyapa, Vivasvān, Vaivasvata Manu, Mahābāhu, Prasandhi, Kṣupa, Ikṣvāku, Viṃśa, Kalyāṇa, Khanīnetra, Suvarcas, Karandhama and Marutta. (See full article at Story of Marutta from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)

2) Marutta (मरुत्त).—A great sage. He entered into a dispute with Śrī Kṛṣṇa, who was on his way to Hastināpura as the messenger of the Pāṇḍavas. (Mahābhārata Udyoga Parva, Chapter 83, Verse 27).

Source: Puranic Encyclopaedia

1a) Marutta (मरुत्त).—The son of Avikṣit, a cakravarti and father of Dama; helped by Samvarta, he performed sacrifices; his yajñas were of a high order; Indra was much pleased with soma, and the Brahmanas with dakṣiṇā; Maruts were the guards and Viśvedevas were members of the sabhā;1 still is sung the glory of his sacrifice in which everything was of gold; father of Nariṣyanta.2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 2. 26-9.
  • 2) Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 1. 31-4. Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 61. 7; 8. 35.

1b) A son of Karamdhama (Karamdana, vāyu-purāṇa.): issueless, adopted Duṣkanta of the Paurava line and thus Purvasu family got merged in the Paurava line. It was a result of Yayāti's curse.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 74. 2-4; Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 2-4: Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 16. 3-6.

1c) A son of Uśanas, a great warrior and Rājaṛṣi; father of Kambalabarhis.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 70. 25: Matsya-purāṇa 44. 24: Vāyu-purāṇa 95. 24.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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General definition (in Hinduism)

Marutta (मरुत्त): A king of the Ikshwaku dynasty whose sacrifice was performed by Samvarta in defiance of Indra and Brihaspati.

Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

A brahmin of Homagama. Once he gave food to a mangy dog, which later saved his life. See Ras.i.42f. for details.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Marutta (मरुत्त).—Name of a king of the solar race, who is said to have performed a sacrifice in which the gods took the part of waiters &c.; cf. तदप्येष श्लोकोऽभिगीतो मरुतः परिवेष्टारो मरुत्तस्यावसन् गृहे । आविक्षितस्य कामप्रेर्विश्वेदेवाः सभासद इति (tadapyeṣa śloko'bhigīto marutaḥ pariveṣṭāro maruttasyāvasan gṛhe | āvikṣitasya kāmaprerviśvedevāḥ sabhāsada iti) ||

Derivable forms: maruttaḥ (मरुत्तः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Marutta (मरुत्त).—m.

(-ttaḥ) 1. Wind, a gale. 2. The name of a king. E. marut, and tap added.

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