Shrikrishna, Śrīkṛṣṇa: 4 definitions
Shrikrishna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Śrīkṛṣṇa can be transliterated into English as Srikrsna or Shrikrishna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Śrīkṛṣṇa (श्रीकृष्ण).—See under Kṛṣṇa.
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.
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: academia.edu: The Śāradātilakatantra on Yoga
Śrīkṛṣṇa (श्रीकृष्ण) is grandson of Mahābala and father of Lakṣmaṇadeśikendra (or Lakṣmaṇadeśika, Lakṣmaṇācārya) according to the 11th-century Śaradātilaka verse 25.85-86.—“(85) His son was Śrīkṛṣṇa, a teacher of teachers [and a man] of elevated power, by bathing in the nectar of compassion of whose feet those who are [so] blessed enjoy supreme prosperity. (86) Of that lord, who possessed an ācārya’s wealth of knowledge, Lakṣmaṇadeśikendra [was] the son, who obtained great fame in all [branches of] knowledge (vidyā) and all [performing] arts (kalā)”.
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Śrīkṛṣṇa (श्रीकृष्ण) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Kārtavīryacarita. NW. 442. Nandīcarita. NW. 442. Pañcapādikāvivaraṇaṭīkā, vedānta. Np. Iii, 122. Pañcasvarāṭīkā jy. NW. 568. Np. I, 164. Bṛhatpārāśarīṭīkā jy. NW. 582. Prajāpaticarita. NW. 478. Lagnoddyota jy. NW. 574. Līlāvatīṭīkā mathem. NW. 518. Np. Ii, 74. Ix, 52.
Śrīkṛṣṇa has the following synonyms: Kṛṣṇa.
2) Śrīkṛṣṇa (श्रीकृष्ण):—Īśvaravilāsakāvya
3) Śrīkṛṣṇa (श्रीकृष्ण):—Ṣaṭkarmadīpikā [tantric]
4) Śrīkṛṣṇa (श्रीकृष्ण):—Setubandhaṭīkā.
5) Śrīkṛṣṇa (श्रीकृष्ण):—Jyotiḥsāra.
6) Śrīkṛṣṇa (श्रीकृष्ण):—Yogāvalī jy.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.4.163 < [Chapter 4 - Vaikuṇṭha: The Spiritual Kingdom]
Verse 2.5.215 < [Chapter 5 - Prema: Love of God]
Verse 1.3.55 < [Chapter 3 - Prapancatita: Beyond the Material World]
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 1 - Acquisition of sons by Śrīkṛṣṇa (Śrī Kṛṣṇa) < [Section 7.2 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (2)]
Chapter 28 - The penance and marriage of Śaṅkhacūḍa < [Section 2.5 - Rudra-saṃhitā (5): Yuddha-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 31 - Śiva’s advice to Viṣṇu and Brahmā < [Section 2.5 - Rudra-saṃhitā (5): Yuddha-khaṇḍa]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 15 - Efficacy of the Name of Kṛṣṇa < [Section 5 - Mārgaśīrṣa-māhātmya]
Chapter 3 - Dialogue between Parīkṣit and Uddhava < [Section 6 - Bhāgavata-māhātmya]
Chapter 2 - Parīkṣit and Others Meet Uddhava < [Section 6 - Bhāgavata-māhātmya]
Jarasandhavadha Mahakavyam (by Pankaj L. Jani)
Part 5 - Canto-wise Summary (of the Jarasandhavadha Mahakavyam) < [Critical Introduction]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)