Yuyudhana, Yuyudhāna: 8 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Yuyudhāna (युयुधान).—Another name for Sātyaki. For further details, see under Sātyaki.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Yuyudhāna (युयुधान).—(see Sātyaki) the grandson of Śini, and son of Satyaka, and father of Jaya.1 Learnt the dhanurveda from Arjuna. Approved of Draupadī's suggestion to release Aśvatthaman: accompanied Kṛṣṇa to Hāstinapura;2 took active part in the Rājasūya of Yudhiṣṭhira: was sent to Dvārakā for defence;3 went with the sacrificial horse of Kṛṣṇa.4
- 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 24. 14; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 71. 101; Matsya-purāṇa 45. 23; Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 100; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 14. 2.
- 2) Bhāgavata-purāṇa I. 7. 50; III. 1. 31; X. 58. 1; 63. 3.
- 3) Ib. X. 75. 6; 76. 7.
- 4) Ib. X. 89. 22.
Yuyudhāna (युयुधान) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. V.19.1) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Yuyudhāna) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism
Yuyudhāna (युयुधान): Another name of Satyaki, who was not killed in the warfare but in a mutual fight among Yadavas.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Name of Indra.
2) A Kṣatriya, warrior.
3) Name of Sātyaki; युयुधानो विराटश्च द्रुपदश्च महारथः (yuyudhāno virāṭaśca drupadaśca mahārathaḥ) Bg.1.4.
Derivable forms: yuyudhānaḥ (युयुधानः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naḥ) 1. A proper name, one of the chiefs of the Pandus. 2. A warrior. E. yudh to fight, in the reduplicate form, kānac aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yuyudhāna (युयुधान).—[masculine] a man’s name.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Yuyudhāna (युयुधान):—[from yudh] m. Name of a son of Satyaka (one of the allies of the Pāṇḍavas), [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] a Kṣatriya, warrior, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] Name of Indra, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section LXXIV < [Bhagavat-Gita Parva]
Section CLXV < [Uluka Dutagamana Parva]
Section LXXXI < [Bhagavat-Yana Parva]
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
Chapter 1 - Observing the Armies < [Chapter 1 - The Bhagavad-gita]
Chapter 1 - Maya Danava Erects the Imperial Court < [Sabha Parva]
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The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)