Samudravijaya: 7 definitions
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General definition (in Jainism)Source: Wisdom Library: Jainism
Samudravijaya (समुद्रविजय) is the father of Neminātha, the twenty-second of twenty-four Tīrthaṅkaras in Janism, according to the Ācāradinakara (14th century work on Jain conduct written by Vardhamāna Sūri). A Tīrthaṅkara is an enlightened being who has conquered saṃsāra (cycle of birth and death), leaving behind him a path for others to follow.
The wife of Samudravijaya is Śivādevī. It is an ancient Jain practice to worship the Tīrthaṅkara’s parents in various rites, such as the pratiṣṭhāvidhi.Source: archive.org: The Jaina Iconography
Samudravijaya (समुद्रविजय) is the father of Neminātha: the twenty-second of twenty-four Tīrthaṃkaras or Jinas, commonly depicted in Jaina iconography.—The Neminātha’s parentage and family have a well-known historical background according to the Jainas. His father was named Samudravijaya. He was the king of Sauripurī or Dvārakā. His race is known as Harivaṃśa, Neminātha’s mother’s name was Śivadevī. The most interesting point in this connection is that Neminātha was a cousin of Śrī Kṛṣṇa and Baladeva.Source: archive.org: Trisastisalakapurusacaritra
Samudravijaya (समुद्रविजय) is the father of Maghavān: one of the Cakrins (Cakravartins), according to chapter 1.6 [ādīśvara-caritra] of Hemacandra’s 11th century Triṣaṣṭiśalākāpuruṣacaritra (“lives of the 63 illustrious persons”): a Sanskrit epic poem narrating the history and legends of sixty-three important persons in Jainism.
Accordingly: “[...] In Bharata there will be twenty-three other Arhats and eleven other Cakrins. [...] The Cakrins will belong to the gotra of Kaśyapa, gold-color, and eight of them will go to mokṣa. [...] In Śrāvastī, Maghavan, the son of Bhadrā and Samudravijaya, will live for five lacs of years, forty-two and a half bows tall. Sanatkumāra, with a life of three lacs of years, in Hastināpura, one bow less than the former height, will be the son of Sahadevī and Aśvasena. In the interval between Dharma and Śānti, these two will go to the third heaven”.
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yaḥ) The father of the Jina or Jaina pontiff of the present era. E. samudra the sea. and vijaya victor.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Samudravijaya (समुद्रविजय):—[=sam-udra-vijaya] [from sam-udra > sam-ud] m. Name of the father of the 22nd Arhat of the present Avasarpiṇī, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Samudravijaya (समुद्रविजय):—[samudra-vijaya] (yaḥ) 1. m. Father of the Jaina pontiff of the present age.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Samudravijaya (समुद्रविजय):—m. Nomen proprium des Vaters des 22ten Arhant's der gegenwärtigen Avasarpiṇī [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 38.]
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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Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 1: Initiation of Kṛṣṇa at Dvārakā < [Chapter VIII - The episode of Sāgaracandra]
Part 6: Vasudeva leaves home < [Chapter II - Marriages of Vasudeva with maidens]
Part 1: Vasudevahiṇḍi (the wanderings of Vasudeva) < [Chapter IV - Vasudevahiṇḍi]
Bhagavati-sutra (Viyaha-pannatti) (by K. C. Lalwani)
A study of the philosophy of Jainism (by Deepa Baruah)