Paurajanapada, Paurajānapada, Paura-Janapada: 4 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Paurajānapada (पौरजानपद).—Citizens and people of country parts; agreed to Puru's coronation by Yayāti in preference to his elders on account of his discipline;1 of Ayodhyā;2 in the royal sabhā of Sagara;3 abandoned Lohagandhi Janamejaya for bad conduct.4
- 1) Matsya-purāṇa 34. 28.
- 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 49. 16.
- 3) Ib. III. 55. 23.
- 4) Ib. III. 68. 23; Vāyu-purāṇa 93. 23.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Paurajānapada (पौरजानपद).—a. belonging to town and country.
Paurajānapada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms paura and jānapada (जानपद).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Paurajānapada (पौरजानपद).—m. The inhabitants of the town and of the country, Mahābhārata 1, 2828.
Paurajānapada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms paura and jānapada (जानपद).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Paurajānapada (पौरजानपद):—[=paura-jānapada] [from paura] mf(ī)n. belonging to town and country
2) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] townsmen and country-people, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]
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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