Kalakhanja, Kālakhañja, Kala-khanja: 5 definitions
Kalakhanja 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Kālakhañja (कालखञ्ज) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. II.9.12) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kālakhañja) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kālakhañja (कालखञ्ज).—the liver; स्वादुकारं कालखण्डोपदंशम् (svādukāraṃ kālakhaṇḍopadaṃśam) Śi.18.77.
Derivable forms: kālakhañjam (कालखञ्जम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kālakhañja (कालखञ्ज):—[=kāla-khañja] [from kāla] m. [plural] = -kañja, [Mahābhārata ii, iv]
2) [v.s. ...] n. the liver, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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