Carugupta, Cārugupta: 7 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Carugupta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Charugupta.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Carugupta in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Cārugupta (चारुगुप्त).—Son of Śrī Kṛṣṇa by Rukmiṇī. Pradyumna, Cārudeṣṇa, Sudeṣṇa, Cārudeha, Sucāru, Cārugupta, Bhadracāru, Cārucandra, Aticāru and Cāru were the ten sons of Rukmiṇī. She had also a daughter called Cārumatī. (Bhāgavata Daśama Skandha). As distinct from the Bhāgavata the Mahābhārata, speaks of three more sons to Rukmiṇī, viz., Cāruyaśas, Cāruveṣa and Cāruśravas. (Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 4, Verse 59.).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Cārugupta (चारुगुप्त).—A son of Rukmiṇī and Kṛṣṇa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 61. 8; Matsya-purāṇa 47. 16; Viṣṇu-purāṇa V. 28. 1.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Carugupta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Cārugupta (चारुगुप्त).—m.

(-ptaḥ) A son of Krishna. E. cāru and gupta preserved.

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

Cārugupta (चारुगुप्त):—[=cāru-gupta] [from cāru] m. Name of a son of Kṛṣṇa, [Harivaṃśa 6698 and 9182.]

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

Cārugupta (चारुगुप्त):—[cāru-gupta] (ptaḥ) 1. m. Idem.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Cārugupta (चारुगुप्त):—(cāru + gupta) m. Nomen proprium eines Sohnes des Kṛṣṇa von der Rukmiṇī [Harivaṃśa 6698. 9182.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 578.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Cārugupta (चारुगुप्त):—m. Nomen proprium eines Sohnes des Kṛṣṇa.

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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 (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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