Kalapasha, aka: Kālapāśa, Kala-pasha; 4 Definition(s)
Kalapasha 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 Kālapāśa can be transliterated into English as Kalapasa or Kalapasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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kālapāśa (कालपाश).—m (S) The net of Death.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kālapāśa (कालपाश).—m The net of death.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Kālapāśa (कालपाश).—the noose of Yama or death.
Derivable forms: kālapāśaḥ (कालपाशः).
Kālapāśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāla and pāśa (पाश).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-śaḥ) The noose of Yama or death. E. kāla, and pāśa a noose.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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