Candracuda, Candracūḍa, Candra-cuda, Camdracuda: 7 definitions



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Alternative spellings of this word include Chandrachuda.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Candracūḍa (चन्द्रचूड).—epithets of Śiva; ('having the moon for his crest', 'moon-crested'); रहस्युपालभ्यत चन्द्र- शेखरः (rahasyupālabhyata candra- śekharaḥ) Ku.5.58,86; R.6.34; नखेन कस्य धन्यस्य चन्द्रचूडो भविष्यति (nakhena kasya dhanyasya candracūḍo bhaviṣyati) Udb.

Derivable forms: candracūḍaḥ (चन्द्रचूडः).

Candracūḍa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms candra and cūḍa (चूड). See also (synonyms): candramauli, candraśekhara, candracūḍāmaṇi.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Candracūḍa (चन्द्रचूड).—m. a name of Śiva,

Candracūḍa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms candra and cūḍa (चूड).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Candracūḍa (चन्द्रचूड).—[masculine] [Epithet] of Śiva (lit. the moon-crested).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Candracūḍa (चन्द्रचूड) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—son of Bhaṭṭa Puruṣottama: Anyoktikaṇṭhābharaṇa. Kārtavīryodaya kāvya. Candraśekharavivāha kāvya. Sūcīpattra. 8. Prastāvacintāmaṇi. W. p. 229.

2) Candracūḍa (चन्द्रचूड):—Vacanāmṛta.

3) Candracūḍa (चन्द्रचूड):—son of Umāpati: Piṇḍapitṛyajñaprayoga. Somabhakṣaprayoga.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Candracūḍa (चन्द्रचूड):—[=candra-cūḍa] [from candra > cand] m. = -mukuṭa, [Bhartṛhari; Bālarāmāyaṇa ix, 47/48; Kathāsaritsāgara]

2) [v.s. ...] a form of Bhairava, [Brahmavaivarta-purāṇa ii, 61, 83]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of a hero of Kālikā, [Vīracarita xxx]

4) [v.s. ...] of an author (son of Śri-bhaṭṭa-Puruṣôttama)

5) [v.s. ...] of a prince, [xv]

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