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Shatakratu, aka: Śatakratu; 1 Definition(s)


Shatakratu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Śatakratu can be transliterated into English as Satakratu or Shatakratu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


1a) Śatakratu (शतक्रतु).—A name of Indra;1 killed the pupils of Sukarma for adhyaya during anadhyaya.2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 19. 2; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 24. 38; Vāyu-purāṇa 91. 63; Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 9. 134; V. 10. 19.
  • 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 61. 29.

1b) The name of Vyāsa in the 7th dvāpara; his original name, Vibhu; the avatār of the lord Jaigiṣavya.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 23. 135.

1c) Nara, a brother of Ādityas.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 66. 61.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

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.

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