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Sahasrajit, aka: Sahasrājit; 2 Definition(s)


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1a) Sahasrajit (सहस्रजित्).—(Sahasrajiḥ, Matsya-purāṇa); the eldest of the five sons of Yadu and father of Śatajit.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 23. 20. 21; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 69. 2. Matsya-purāṇa 43. 7; Vāyu-purāṇa 94. 2; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 11. 5-6.

1b) A son of Jāmbavatī; got killed in Prabhāsa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 61. 11; XI. 30. 17.

1c) A son of Sudevī and Kṛṣṇa.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 251.

1d) One of the sons of Sudevī and Viṣvaksena.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 242.

1e) A son of Bhajamāna.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 13. 2.

2a) Sahasrājit (सहस्राजित्).—A son of Bhajamāna.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 8.

2b) A son of Upavāhyakā.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 5.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana IndexPurāṇa book cover
context information

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

General definition (in Hinduism)

One of the 108 names of Krishna; Meaning: "One Who Vanquishes Thousands"

Source: humindian: 108 names of Lord Krishna

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