Shrutakirti, Śrutakīrti, Śrutakīrtī, Shruta-kirti: 11 definitions


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The Sanskrit terms Śrutakīrti and Śrutakīrtī can be transliterated into English as Srutakirti or Shrutakirti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Shrutakirti in Purana glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Śrutakīrti (श्रुतकीर्ति):—Son of Arjuna (one of the sons of Pāṇḍu) and Draupadī. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.22.27-30)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Śrutakīrti (श्रुतकीर्ति).—Wife of Śatrughna. Rāma married Sītā; Bharata married Māṇḍavī; Lakṣmaṇa married Ūrmilā, and Śatrughna married Śrutakīrti. Of these Sītā was the daughter of Janaka and the other three were the daughters of Janaka’s younger brother, Kuśadhvaja. (Kamba Rāmāyaṇa, Bālakāṇḍa).

2) Śrutakīrti (श्रुतकीर्ति).—A son of Arjuna. Pāñcālī had five sons by the five Pāṇḍavas. Of these Prativindhya was the son of Yudhiṣṭhira; Śruta was the son of Bhīmasena; Śrutakīrti was the son of Arjuna; Śrutakarmā was the son of Sahadeva and Śatānīka was the son of Nakula. (Agni Purāṇa, Chapter 278). Mahābhārata, Ādi Parva, Chapter 67, Verse 127 mentions that this Śrutakīrti was born from a portion of Viśvadeva. In the Bhārata battle he had fought against Jayatsena and the son of Duśśāsana. In the end he died by the arrow of Aśvatthāmā. (Mahābhārata Sauptika Parva, Chapter 8, Verse 61).

3) Śrutakīrti (श्रुतकीर्ति).—See under Śrutadevī.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Śrutakīrtī (श्रुतकीर्ती).—A son of Arjuna and Draupadī.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 22. 29; Matsya-purāṇa 50. 52; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 20. 42.

1b) A daughter of Sura1 (Śūra and Bhojā, Matsya-purāṇa) and queen of Dhṛṣṭaketu Kaikeya; a paternal aunt of Kṛṣṇa, and mother of Bhadrā, married to Kṛṣṇa; also mother of Anuvrata (Santardanā, Viṣṇu-purāṇa) besides four other sons; a viramātā.2

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 150 & 57;
  • 2) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 30 and 38; X. 58. 56; Matsya-purāṇa 46. 4-5; Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 149; 156. 7; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 14. 31, 41-2.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Śrutakīrti (श्रुतकीर्ति) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.90.82) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Śrutakīrti) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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)

[«previous next»] — Shrutakirti in Vaishnavism glossary
Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary

Śrutakīrti (श्रुतकीर्ति).—a son of Arjuna 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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shrutakirti in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śrutakīrti (श्रुतकीर्ति).—a. famous, renowned. (-m.)

1) a generous man.

2) a divine sage. (f.) Name of the wife of Śatrughna.

Śrutakīrti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śruta and kīrti (कीर्ति).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Śrutakīrti (श्रुतकीर्ति).—[masculine] [Name] of a hero (of celebrated fame).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Śrutakīrti (श्रुतकीर्ति) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—astronomer. Quoted by Bhaṭṭotpala on Bṛhajjātaka.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Śrutakīrti (श्रुतकीर्ति):—[=śruta-kīrti] [from śruta > śru] m. ‘one whose fame is heard about’, Name of a son of Arjuna, [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] of an astronomer, [Catalogue(s)]

3) [v.s. ...] of another man (also -bhoja), [Inscriptions]

4) [v.s. ...] f. Name of a daughter of Kuśa-dhvaja (wife of Śatru-ghna), [Rāmāyaṇa]

5) [v.s. ...] of a daughter of Śūra (sister of Vasu-deva and wife of Dhṛṣṭaketu), [Purāṇa]

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Shrutakirti in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Shrutakirti in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śrutakīrti (ಶ್ರುತಕೀರ್ತಿ):—[adjective] celebrated; famous; renowned.

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Śrutakīrti (ಶ್ರುತಕೀರ್ತಿ):—[noun] a renowned man; a celebrity.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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