Jimuta

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Author:Laxman Burdak, IFS (R)

Jimuta (जीमूत) is a place mentioned in Vishnu Purana (2,4,29) as a varsha of Shalmaladvipa. Jimuta is name of a warrior of Matsya kingdom who was killed by Bhima when Pandavas lived in disguise.

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In Mahabharata

Jimuta (जीमूत) in Mahabharata (IV.12.24)

Virata Parva, Mahabharata/ Book IV Chapter 12 mentions the deeds of Pandavas while they dwelt in disguise in the city of the Matsyas i.e. Virata. Jimuta (जीमूत) is mentioned in Mahabharata (IV.12.24). [1]....And Bhima then summoned to the combat that athlete known by the name of Jimuta who was like unto the Asura Vritra whose prowess was widely known....And having whirled him round and round a hundred times till he was insensible, the strong-armed Vrikodara dashed him to death on the ground. And when the brave and renowned Jimuta was thus killed, Virata and his friends were filled with great delight.

जीमूत

विजयेन्द्र कुमार माथुर[2] ने लेख किया है ...जीमूत (AS, p.367) नामक स्थान का उल्लेख विष्णु पुराण 2,4,29 में हुआ है। इस उल्लेख के अनुसार जीमूत शाल्मल द्वीप का एक भाग या वर्ष था, जो इस द्वीप के राजा वपुष्मान् के पुत्र जीभूत के नाम से प्रसिद्ध था।

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  1. तस्मिन विनिहते मल्ले जीमूते लॊकविश्रुते, विराटः परमं हर्षम अगच्छथ बान्धवैः सह (IV.12.24)
  2. Aitihasik Sthanavali by Vijayendra Kumar Mathur, p.367