Yuyudhana, aka: Yuyudhāna; 5 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Itihasa (narrative history)

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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.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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Itihasa (इतिहास, itihāsa) refers to ‘epic history’ and represents a branch of Sanskrit literature which popularly includes 1) the eighteen major Puranas, 2) the Mahabharata and 3) the Ramayana. It is a branch of Vedic Hinduism categorised as smriti literature (‘that which is remembered’) as opposed to shruti literature (‘that which is transmitted verbally’).

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Yuyudhāna (युयुधान).—Another name for Sātyaki. For further details, see under Sātyaki.

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

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[5].
  • 4) Ib. X. 89. 22[2].
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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General definition (in Hinduism)

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Yuyudhāna (युयुधान): Another name of Satyaki, who was not killed in the warfare but in a mutual fight among Yadavas.

Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Yuyudhāna (युयुधान).—

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: 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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