Carupada, Cārupada: 3 definitions



Carupada 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 Charupada.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Cārupada (चारुपद):—Son of Manusyu (son of Pravīra). He had a son called Sudyu. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.20.2-3)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Cārupada (चारुपद).—The son of Namasyu and father of Sudyu.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 20. 2-3.
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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

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

Cārupada (चारुपद):—[=cāru-pada] [from cāru] m. Name of a son of Namasyu, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa ix, 20, 2.]

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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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