Shrutakarma, Śrutakarmā: 3 definitions

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Shrutakarma 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 Śrutakarmā can be transliterated into English as Srutakarma or Shrutakarma, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Śrutakarmā (श्रुतकर्मा):—Son of Sahadeva (one of the sons of Pāṇḍu) and Draupadī. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.22.27-30)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Śrutakarmā (श्रुतकर्मा).—Son of Sahadeva, one of the Pāṇḍavas. Other details:

(i) Śrutakarmā fought a duel with Sudarśana on the first day of Bhārata battle. (Mahābhārata Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 45, Verse 66).

(ii) Durmukha defeated Śrutakarmā. (Mahābhārata Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 79, Verse 35).

(iii) He fought a duel with Citrasena’s son. (Mahābhārata Droṇa Parva, Chapter 25, Verse 27).

(iv) Śrutakarmā killed Śala. (Mahābhārata Droṇa Parva, Chapter 103, Verse 10).

(v) He killed Citrasena, King of Abhisāra. (Mahābhārata Karṇa Parva, Chapter 14, Verse 1).

(vi) He fought against Aśvatthāmā. (Mahābhārata Karna Parva, Chapter 55, Verse 13).

(vii) Śrutakarmā killed Devāvṛddhakumāra. (Mahābhārata Karṇa Parva, Chapter 88, Verse 18).

(viii) Aśvatthāmā killed Śrutakarmā in Bhārata battle. (Mahābhārata Sauptika Parva, Chapter 8, Verse 50). (See full article at Story of Śrutakarmā from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)

2) Śrutakarmā (श्रुतकर्मा).—(ŚRUTAKĪRTI). A son of Arjuna. (See under Śrutakīrti II).

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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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Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

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Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary

Śrutakarmā (श्रुतकर्मा).—The son of Sahadeva by Draupadī. He fought in the battle of Kurukṣetra and was killed by Aśvatthāmā while rising from sleep in his tent.

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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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