Yavakrita, Yavakrīta: 3 definitions
Yavakrita 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
1) Yavakrīta (यवक्रीत).—A sage. (See under Arvāvasu).
2) Yavakrīta (यवक्रीत).—Mahābhārata, Śānti Parva, Chapter 208, Verse 26, refers to Yavakrīta who was the son of Aṅgiras and the supporter of the eastern land.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yavakrīta (यवक्रीत):—[=yava-krīta] [from yava] m. ‘purchased with barley’, Name of a son of Bharad-vāja, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa etc.]
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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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Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section CIX < [Bhagavat-Yana Parva]
Section CLXV < [Anusasanika Parva]
Section CCXCVII < [Mokshadharma Parva]
Ramayana of Valmiki (by Hari Prasad Shastri)
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 111 - Greatness of Rāmeśvara Kṣetra (Rāma-īśvara) < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 255 - Glory of Ṛṣitīrtha < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 31 - The Greatness of Saubhāgyeśvara and Other Tīrthas < [Section 1 - Avantīkṣetra-māhātmya]