Satyasena: 5 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary

Satyasena (सत्यसेन).—Another brother of King Suśarma, the King of the Trigartas. He was killed by Arjuna during the Kurukṣetra war.

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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

1) Satyasena (सत्यसेन).—See under Satyasandha.

2) Satyasena (सत्यसेन).—A brother of Suśarmā, the king of Trigarta. It is mentioned in Mahābhārata, Karṇa Parva, Chapter 27, Verse 3, that this Satyasena confronted Arjuna in the Bhārata-battle and was killed by him.

3) Satyasena (सत्यसेन).—A son of Karṇa. He served as the guard of the wheel of the chariot of his father Karṇa in the Bhārata-battle. (Mahābhārata Karṇa Parva, Chapter 48, Verse 18).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Satyasena (सत्यसेन).—Born of Dharma and Sūnṛtā with the aid of Satyajit, he got rid of the wicked Yakṣas, Rākṣasas and others.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 1. 25-26.
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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»] — Satyasena in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Satyasena (सत्यसेन):—[=satya-sena] [from satya > sat] m. Name of various men, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-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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