Taittiri; 3 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Taittiri (तैत्तिरि).—A celebrated sage of the Taittirīya branch of sages. He attended the Yāga conducted by Uparicaravasu. (Śānti Parva).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Taittiri (तैत्तिरि).—A son of Kapotaromā and father of Nala, known as Nandanodara dundubhi.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 44. 62.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Taittiri (तैत्तिरि).—Name of a sage (elder brother of vaiśaṃpāyana).

Derivable forms: taittiriḥ (तैत्तिरिः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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