Kacha; 1 Definition(s)
Kacha 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 Kachha.
Ambiguity: Although Kacha has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the Sanskrit word Kaca. It further has the optional forms Kācha and Kāchā.
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Kacha (कछ).—1 Bank, margin, skirt, bordering region (whether near water or not); यमुनाकच्छमवतीर्णः (yamunākacchamavatīrṇaḥ) Pt.1; गन्धमादनकच्छोऽध्यासितः (gandhamādanakaccho'dhyāsitaḥ) V.5; Śi.3.8; Māl.9.16.
2) A marsh, morass, fen. 'जलप्रायमनूपं स्यात्पुंसि कच्छस्तथाविधः (jalaprāyamanūpaṃ syātpuṃsi kacchastathāvidhaḥ)' Nm.
3) The hem of the lower garment tucked into the waistband; see कक्षा (kakṣā).
4) A part of boat.
5) A particular part of a tortoise (in kacchapa).
6) A tree, the timber of which is used for making furniture of (tunna, Mar. nāṃdurakī); Mb.1.7.21.
7) A populous region.
-cchā 1 A cricket.
2) The plant Lycopodium Imbricatum (vārāhī).
Derivable forms: kacham (कछम्).
See also (synonyms): kaccha.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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The Mahabharata - First Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)
Section LXXVI < [Sambhava Parva]
Section LXXVII < [Sambhava Parva]
Section LXXVIII < [Sambhava Parva]
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter CXI - Story of kacha and his enlightment by the brihaspati < [Book VI - Nirvana prakarana part 1 (nirvana prakarana)]
Chapter LVIII - The song of kacha < [Book IV - Sthiti prakarana (sthiti prakarana)]
Chapter CXII - A fanciful being and his occupation of air drawn and air-built abodes < [Book VI - Nirvana prakarana part 1 (nirvana prakarana)]
Laghu-yoga-vasistha (by K. Narayanasvami Aiyar)
Part 10 - The Story of Kaca < [Chapter VI - Nirvāṇa-prakaraṇa]
Part 5 - The Story of Kacha < [Chapter IV - Sthiti-prakaraṇa]
Part 1 - The Story Of King Janaka < [Chapter V - Upaṣānti-prakaraṇa]
The history of Andhra country (1000 AD - 1500 AD) (by Yashoda Devi)
Part 18 - The Gona (Kona) Haihayas of Vardhamanapura (A.D. 1190-1294) < [Chapter II - The Haihayas]
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter I - Diseases of the eye and its appendages < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Chapter XVII - Treatment of diseases of pupil and crystalline lens < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Chapter VIII - Classification and treatment of ocular affections < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)