Yajnaseni, aka: Yajñaseni, Yājñaseni, Yājñasenī; 2 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Yajñaseni (यज्ञसेनि).—A name of Draupadī.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 84. 1.
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

Yajnaseni in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [Y] · next »

Yājñaseni (याज्ञसेनि).—A patronymic of Śikhanḍin; Mb. 7.14.44.

Derivable forms: yājñaseniḥ (याज्ञसेनिः).

See also (synonyms): yājñasena.

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Yājñasenī (याज्ञसेनी).—A patronymic of Draupadī; याज्ञलेनीं पुरस्कृत्य षडेवाथ प्रवव्रजुः (yājñalenīṃ puraskṛtya ṣaḍevātha pravavrajuḥ) Mb; वल्गु चित्रपदं श्लक्ष्णं याज्ञसेनि त्वया वचः (valgu citrapadaṃ ślakṣṇaṃ yājñaseni tvayā vacaḥ) Mb.3.31.1.

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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