Srutayu, Shrutayu, Śrutāyu: 8 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Śrutāyu can be transliterated into English as Srutayu or Shrutayu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

1) Śrutāyu (श्रुतायु):—Son of Ariṣṭanemi (son of Purujit). He had a son named Supārśvaka. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.13.23)

2) Śrutāyu (श्रुतायु):—One of the six sons of Purūravā (son of Budha) by the womb of Urvaśī. He had a son named Vasumān. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.15.1-2)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Śrutāyu (श्रुतायु).—A son of Ariṣṭanemi and father of Supārśva(ka).*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 13. 23; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 5. 31.

1b) A son of Purūravas and Ūrvaśī. Father of Vasumat.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 15. 1 and 2; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 66. 23; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 7. 1.

1c) A Vānara chief.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 236.

1d) A son of Bhānuścandra, was slain in the Bhārata battle.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 12. 55.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Śrutāyu (श्रुतायु) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.61.59) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Śrutāyu) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study

Śrutāyu (श्रुतायु) or Śrutāyus is one of the six sons of Aila Purūravas, according to the Vaṃśānucarita section of the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, [...] Aila Purūravas, the most illustrious pious king gets married to Urvaśī, the heavenly damsel who is cursed by Brahmā to spend sometime here on earth. Purūravas begets on her six sons—Āyu, Mayu, Amāyu, Viśvāyu, Śatāyu and Śrutāyu. All these are celebrated like Semi-divine beings (devayonaya).

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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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General definition (in Hinduism)

Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism

Srutayu (श्रुतायु), Astutayu (अस्‍तुतायु): Two brothers fighting on the Kaurava side attacked Arjuna but were killed.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Śrutāyu (श्रुतायु).—[masculine] [Name] of [several] men.

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

1) Śrutāyu (श्रुतायु):—[from śruta > śru] m. Name of a king of the solar race (descended from Kuśa, son of Rāma), [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] of a son of Purū-ravas, [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] of another king and various other men, [ib.; Harivaṃśa; 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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