Yayaticarita, Yayāticarita: 5 definitions
Yayaticarita 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Yayaticharita.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Yayāticarita (ययातिचरित).—Śaunaka's narration to Śatānīka.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa Chh. 25-43.
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: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Yayāticarita (ययातिचरित) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—nāṭaka, by Rudradeva. Oxf. 144^b. K. 74.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yayāticarita (ययातिचरित):—[=yayāti-carita] [from yayāti] n. ‘the story of Yayāti’, Name of a Nāṭaka (by Rudra-deva).
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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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