Kallola: 11 definitions

Introduction

Kallola means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Kallola (कल्लोल).—A son of Saramā, and father of four sons.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 441.
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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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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: archive.org: Een Kritische Studie Van Svayambhūdeva’s Paümacariu

Kallola (कल्लोल) participated in the war between Rāma and Rāvaṇa, on the side of the latter, as mentioned in Svayambhūdeva’s Paumacariu (Padmacarita, Paumacariya or Rāmāyaṇapurāṇa) chapter 57ff. Svayambhū or Svayambhūdeva (8th or 9th century) was a Jain householder who probably lived in Karnataka. His work recounts the popular Rāma story as known from the older work Rāmāyaṇa (written by Vālmīki). Various chapters [mentioning Kallola] are dedicated to the humongous battle whose armies (known as akṣauhiṇīs) consisted of millions of soldiers, horses and elephants, etc.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kallola : (m.) a billow.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kallola, (cp. Sk. kallola) a billow, in —°mālā a series of billows Dāvs. IV, 44. (Page 200)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kallōla (कल्लोल).—m (S) pop. kallōḷa or kalhōḷa m A surge, a billow, a large and swelling wave. 2 A volume of fire; a roaring sheet of flame. 3 A tumultuous noise gen., a bellowing, bawling, roaring, shouting. Ex. harināmēṃ piṭōni ṭāḷī || kīrttana kallōḷīṃ garjati ||.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

kallōḷa (कल्लोळ).—m A surge. A volume of fire. A tumultuous noise generally, bellowing.

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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kallola (कल्लोल).—a. Inimical, hostile.

-laḥ 1 A large wave, billow; आयुः कल्लोललोलम् (āyuḥ kallolalolam) Bh.3.82; कल्लोलमालाकुलम् (kallolamālākulam) Bv.1.59.

2) An enemy.

3) Joy, happiness.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kallola (कल्लोल).—mfn.

(-laḥ-lā-laṃ) An enemy, hostile, inimical. m.

(-laḥ) 1. A surge, a billow. 2. Joy, happiness, pleasure. E. kalla to sound, olac aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kallola (कल्लोल).—i. e. kad-lola, m. A billow, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 3, 37.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kallola (कल्लोल).—[masculine] wave, billow.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Kallola (कल्लोल):—[=kal-lola] [from kal > kad] a m. a wave, surge, billow, [Pañcatantra; Bhartṛhari] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] an enemy, foe, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] joy, happiness, pleasure, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) b m. (1. kam, water, + lola, [Tārānātha tarkavācaspati’s Vācaspatyam, Sanskrit dictionary, but according to; Uṇādi-sūtra i, 67] [from] √kall) a wave, billow, [Bhartṛhari iii, 37; Pañcatantra]

5) gambol, recreation, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) an enemy, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) mfn. hostile, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, 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. 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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