Dantakura, Dantakūra, Danta-kura: 3 definitions

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Dantakura means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

India history and geogprahy

Source: archive.org: Tribes in Ancient India

Dantakura (दन्तकुर).—The Jātakas also refer to the capital city of Kaliṅga which was Dantapuranagara which is probably identical with Dantakura mentioned in the Mahābhārata, Dantapura of inscriptions.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dantakūra (दन्तकूर).—fight (kūramannaṃ dantāḥ krodhāveśāt kūravaccarvyante'sminniti saṅgrāmaḥ Com. of nīlakaṇṭha); माद्रीपुत्रः सहदेवः कलिङ्गान् समागतानजयद् दन्तकूरे (mādrīputraḥ sahadevaḥ kaliṅgān samāgatānajayad dantakūre) Mb.5.23.24.

Derivable forms: dantakūraḥ (दन्तकूरः).

Dantakūra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms danta and kūra (कूर).

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

Dantakūra (दन्तकूर):—[=danta-kūra] [from danta] Name of a place, [Mahābhārata v, 23, 24 and 48, 76.]

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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. 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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