Rudrajapa: 6 definitions


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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Rudrajapa in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Rudrajapa (रुद्रजप).—In connection with warding off evils to the state indicated by omens;1 generally offered by four Yajurvedins on the occasion of Bhīma dvādaśi.2

  • 1) Matsya-purāṇa 232. 14.
  • 2) Ib. 69. 44.
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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Rudrajapa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Rudrajapa (रुद्रजप).—[masculine] a cert. prayer addressed to Rudra.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Rudrajapa (रुद्रजप) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—See Rudra, Rudrapāṭha, Rudrādhyāya. Oxf. 296^b. B. 1, 22. Rādh. 28. 45. P. 4-6. 8. Taylor. 1, 55. Peters. 1, 118.
—Ṛv. B. 1, 22.
—Taitt. B. 1, 12.
—Vs. W. p. 41. Bik. 28. 29.
—[commentary] by Uvaṭa. W. p. 41.
—Sv. L. 843. Oudh. Xiii, 28.
—Śāṅkh. P. 23.
—a Pariśiṣṭa of the Mānavagṛhya. Bühler 538.

Rudrajapa has the following synonyms: Rudrajāpya.

2) Rudrajapa (रुद्रजप):—Peters. 4, 3.
—Ṛv. Cs. 523.
—Vs. Cs. 548. 553. 593. Rgb. 19.
—Āpast. Peters. 4, 3.

3) Rudrajapa (रुद्रजप):—Ṛv. Ulwar 20.
—Vs. Ulwar 205.
—Sv. Ulwar 309. Extr. 89.
—Sv. Ulwar 310. Extr. 90.

4) Rudrajapa (रुद्रजप):—vaid. Ak 39. 43. 44 (and Bhāṣya, 2 first Adhyāya). Peters. 5, 49. 50.
—or rudrādhyāya from the Ṛv. Ak 41. 42 (both with the C. of Sāyaṇa). As p. 165 (only C. by Sāyaṇa). L.. 19. Peters. 5, 51.
—or ṣaḍaṅgarudra from the Vs. L.. 47. 48. See Rudrādhyāya.
—Vs. Ak 46. As p. 165.
—Taitt. L.. 77. C. Whish 20 b. 21 a (diff.).
—Sv. Ak 40. L.. 86.

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

Rudrajapa (रुद्रजप):—[=rudra-japa] [from rudra > rud] m. Name of a prayer or hymn addressed to R°, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Nṛsiṃha-tāpanīya-upaniṣad]

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