Kakubha; 5 Definition(s)
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Kakubha (ककुभ).—A hill in Bhāratavarṣa.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 19. 16.
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.
Ayurveda (science of life)
Kakubha (ककुभ, “lofty”) is a Sanskrit word referring to the “Arjun tree”, a tree from the Combretaceae family of flowering plants, and is used throughout Āyurvedic literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā. It is also known by the name Arjuna in Sanskrit, and as Kāhū or Kahuā in the Hindi language. The official botanical name is Terminalia arjuna, and is commonly known in English as “Arjuna myrobalan”, among others.Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Kakubha (ककुभ)—Sanskrit word for a plant (Terminalia arjuna).Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
India history and geogprahy
Kakubha (ककुभ) or Kakubhagrāma is a place-name classified as a grāma and mentioned in the Gupta inscriptions. The Gupta empire (r. 3rd-century CE), founded by Śrī Gupta, covered much of ancient India and embraced the Dharmic religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. Jambūdeva was the name of a village. Kakubha was also known as Kakubhagrāma, the suffix grāma seems to have been dropped in the present case.
Kakubha is identified with modern Kahāum or Kahawan, a village about five miles to the west by south of Salampur-Majhauli, the chief town of the Salampur-Majhauli Pargaṇā in the Deoria, Deoriyā or Dewariyā Tehsil or sub-division of the Gorakhpur district in Uttar Pradesh. The grey sandstone column on which the inscription is engraved stands at a short distance on the east of the village.Source: archive.org: Personal and geographical names in the Gupta inscriptions
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Kakubha (ककुभ).—a. Ved. Distinguished, superior.
-bhaḥ 1 A crooked piece of wood at the end of the lute.
2) The tree Arjuna; ककुभसुरभिः शैलः (kakubhasurabhiḥ śailaḥ) U.1.33.
3) A kind of goblin or evil spirit.
4) One of the Rāgas or personified musical modes.
-bhā 1 Space; quarter.
2) One of the Rāgiṇīs.
-bham A flower of the Kuṭaja tree; कालक्षेपं ककुभसुरभौ पर्वते पर्वते ते (kālakṣepaṃ kakubhasurabhau parvate parvate te) (utpaśyāmi)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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