Yajnaseni, Yajñaseni, Yājñaseni, Yājñasenī: 10 definitions


Yajnaseni means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Yajnaseni in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 84. 1.
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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 dictionary

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

Yājñaseni (याज्ञसेनि).—A patronymic of Śikhanḍin; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 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) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3.31.1.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Yājñasenī (याज्ञसेनी).—f. (-nī) A name of Draupadi, the wife of the Pandavas. E. yajñasena the father of the princess, aṇ patronymic aff., fem. aff. ṅīṣ.

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

Yājñasenī (याज्ञसेनी).—i. e. yajñāsena + a + ī. f. A name of Draupadī.

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

Yājñasenī (याज्ञसेनी):—[=yājña-senī] [from yājña-sena > yājña > yāj] f. [patronymic] of Draupadī, [Mahābhārata]

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

Yājñasenī (याज्ञसेनी):—(nī) 1. f. Draupadī.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Yājñasenī (याज्ञसेनी) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Jaṇṇaseṇī.

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Yajnaseni 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»] — Yajnaseni in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Yājñasēni (ಯಾಜ್ಞಸೇನಿ):—[noun] Draupadi, the heroine of the great Indian epic Mahābhārata, daughter of Yajnasēna (popularly known as Drupada).

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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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