Dhanushkoti, Dhanuṣkoṭi: 7 definitions
Dhanushkoti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
The Sanskrit term Dhanuṣkoṭi can be transliterated into English as Dhanuskoti or Dhanushkoti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
dhanuṣkōṭi (धनुष्कोटि).—m f (S) An end of a bow.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhanuṣkoṭi (धनुष्कोटि).—[feminine] bow-end.
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Dhanuṣkoṭī (धनुष्कोटी).—[feminine] bow-end.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dhanuṣkoṭi (धनुष्कोटि):—[=dhanuṣ-koṭi] [from dhanuṣ > dhanu] f. the curved end of a b°, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.]
2) Dhanuṣkoṭī (धनुष्कोटी):—[=dhanuṣ-koṭī] [from dhanuṣ > dhanu] f. the curved end of a b°, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature etc.]
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the curved notch of a bow.
2) [noun] (astrol.) the ninth sign of the zodiac entered by the sun about November 21; Sagittarius.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 30 - The Glory of Dhanuṣkoṭi < [Section 1 - Setu-māhātmya]
Chapter 35 - The Glory of Dhanuṣkoṭi: The Jackal and the Monkey Liberated < [Section 1 - Setu-māhātmya]
Chapter 33 - The Glory of Dhanuṣkoṭi: Parāvasu Liberated < [Section 1 - Setu-māhātmya]
Early Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)