Jagannath


Jagannath
n. name of Krishna or Vishnu (Hinduism); Juggernaut, idol of Krishna located in Puri (India)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Jagannath — (also spelled Jagganath) is considered amongst Vaishnavas to be a very merciful form of Krishna. The oldest and most famous Jagannath deity is in the city of Puri, in Orissa, India (the city is known to many as Jagannath Puri ) where each year… …   Wikipedia

  • Jagannath — Jag an*nath, Jagannatha Jag an*na tha, Jaganatha Jag a*nat ha,, prop. n. Also Juggernaut Jug ger*naut [Hind. Jagan n[=a]th lord of the world, Skr. jagann[=a]tha.] (Hinduism) A particular form of Vishnu, or of Krishna, whose chief idol and worship …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jagannath — Jagannath, s. Dschagannath …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Jagannath — [jug′ə nät΄, jug′ənôt΄] n. JUGGERNAUT (the Hindu god) …   English World dictionary

  • Jagannath — Juggernaut Jug ger*naut , n. [Skr. jagann[=a]tha lord of the world.] 1. One of the names under which Vishnu, in his incarnation as Krishna, is worshiped by the Hindus. See also {Jagannath}. [Written also {Juggernnath}, {Jaganath}, {Jagannath},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jagannath — Jagannatha (schwarz) mit seinen „Geschwistern“ Balabhadra (weiß) und Shubhadra (gelb) in einem Dorf Tempel in Orissa. Im Vordergrund in Verehrungspose Garuda, der Begleitvogel von Vishnu. Jagannatha (Sanskrit: जगन्नाथ, Jagannātha; Jagat wörtl.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jagannath — Jagannâtha Temple dans la campagne orissaise avec Balabhadra, Subhadra et Jagannâtha Sommaire 1 La divinité …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jagannath — noun an avatar of Vishnu • Syn: ↑Jagannatha, ↑Jagganath, ↑Juggernaut • Instance Hypernyms: ↑avatar * * * Jagannāth the more systematic spelling of Juggernaut …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jagannath — /jug euh naht , nawt /, n. 1. Hinduism. a name of Krishna or Vishnu. 2. Juggernaut (def. 3). Also, Jagannatha /jug euh naht heuh/. [see JUGGERNAUT] * * * …   Universalium

  • Jagannath — indischer Name, Bedeutung: Herr der Welt …   Deutsch namen


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