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Raṇañjaya, aka: Rananjaya; 2 Definition(s)

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Raṇañjaya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

In Hinduism

Purāṇa

1a) Raṇañjaya (रणञ्जय).—A son of Kṛtañ(m)jaya, and father of Samjāya; of the Bṛhadbala (Bārhadbalāyana, Bhāgavata-purāṇa) dynasty.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 12. 13; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 22. 7-8.

1b) A son of Vrāta.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 287.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including religious ceremonies, various arts, sciences and historical legends. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

General definition (in Hinduism)

Raṇañjaya (रणञ्जय):—Son of Kṛtañjaya (son of Barhi). He will be born in the future and become a king. He will have a son called Sañjaya. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.12.13)

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

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