Purajit, Purājit, Pura-jit: 8 definitions

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1) Purajit (पुरजित्).—A commander of Bhaṇḍa.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 21. 83.

2) Purājit (पुराजित्).—A son of Bhaṇḍa.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 26. 49.
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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Purajit (पुरजित्).—m. epithets of Śiva.

Purajit is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pura and jit (जित्). See also (synonyms): puradviṣ, purabhid.

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

Purajit (पुरजित्).—m. (-jit) An epithet of Siva.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Purajit (पुरजित्).—[pura-ji + t], m. 1. A name of Śiva. 2. A proper name.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Purajit (पुरजित्).—[masculine] the conqueror of castles, [Epithet] of Śiva.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Purajit (पुरजित्):—[=pura-jit] [from pura > pur] m. ‘conqueror of fortresses or of Pura’, Name of Śiva, [Kathāsaritsāgara]

2) [v.s. ...] of a prince (son of Aja and father of Ariṣṭanemi), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Purajit 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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