Sahasrajit, Sahasrājit: 6 definitions



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In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: humindian: 108 names of Lord Krishna

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

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Sahasrajit (सहस्रजित्).—A King of the Bharata dynasty, Sahasrajit was a son of Mahābhoja. (Bhāgavata, Skandha 9). He gave up his life for brahmins and attained heaven. (Śānti Parva, Chapter 234, Verse 31).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Sahasrajit (सहस्रजित्).—[adjective] vanquishing or conquering a thousand.

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

1) Sahasrajit (सहस्रजित्):—[=sahasra-jit] [from sahasra] mfn. conquering or winning a th°, [Ṛg-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Viṣṇu, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] of a king, [Mahābhārata]

4) [v.s. ...] of a son of Indu, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] of a son of Kṛṣṇa, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

6) [v.s. ...] = sahajrā-jit, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

7) Sahasrājit (सहस्राजित्):—[=sahasrā-jit] [from sahasra] m. Name of a son of Bhajamāna, [Harivaṃśa; Purāṇa]

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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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