Titikshu, aka: Titikṣu; 4 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Titikṣu can be transliterated into English as Titiksu or Titikshu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Titikṣu (तितिक्षु).—A King born of the family of Turvasu. He was the son of Uśīnara and father of Ruṣadratha. (Chapter 277, Agni Purāṇa).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Titikṣu (तितिक्षु).—The righteous; a son of Mahāmana and father of Ruśadratha.1 (Uśadratha: Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa; Bṛhatratha: Matsya-purāṇa); a king of the East.2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 23. 2 and 4; Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 18; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 18. 8, 11; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 74. 17 and 24.
  • 2) Matsya-purāṇa 48. 15, 22.
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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Titikṣu (तितिक्षु).—a.

1) Patient, forbearing, enduring; Bṛ. Up.4.4.23.

2) Desiring to give up; अतितिक्षुः पुत्रपौत्रान् (atitikṣuḥ putrapautrān) Mb.12.141.7.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Titikṣu (तितिक्षु).—mfn. (-kṣuḥ-kṣuḥ-kṣu) Patient, resigned. E. tij to bear, reduplicated, and svārthe san and u affs.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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Bṛhatratha (बृहत्रथ).—A son of Titikṣu.** Matsya-purāṇa 48. 22.
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