Kalpaka: 8 definitions
Kalpaka 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Kalpaka (कल्पक).—Śiva’s garden. It is situated in Kailāsa. (Kathāsaritsāgara, Kathāpīṭhakalambaka, Part I).
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kalpaka (कल्पक).—a (S) Ingenious, inventive, imaginative, contriving, devising.
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kālpaka (काल्पक).—a (Corr. from kalpaka) Imaginative, inventive, ingenious.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
kalpaka (कल्पक).—a Ingenious, inventive.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A rite.
2) A barber, Kau. A. 1.12.
3) See कल्पवृक्षः (kalpavṛkṣaḥ); कल्पकप्रसवोदयः (kalpakaprasavodayaḥ) Viś. Guṇā.5.
4) A kind of tree, Curcurna (Mar. kacorā). a. conformng to a settled rule or standard; याजयित्वाश्वमेधैस्तं त्रिभि- रुत्तमकल्पकैः (yājayitvāśvamedhaistaṃ tribhi- ruttamakalpakaiḥ) Bhāg.1.8.6.
Derivable forms: kalpakaḥ (कल्पकः).
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Derivable forms: kālpakaḥ (काल्पकः).
See also (synonyms): kālpa.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) A barber. E. kṛp to cut, vun aff.
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(-kaḥ) Zedoary: see the preceding; also kālyaka.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kalpaka (कल्पक).—[kalpa + ka], m. Rite, Mahābhārata 14, 1571.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kalpaka (कल्पक).—[adjective] normal, answering; stating, supposing (—°); [masculine] ordinance, rule, precept.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kalpaka (कल्पक):—[from kalpa] mfn. conforming to a settled rule or standard, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa i, 8, 6; ix, 11, 1]
2) [v.s. ...] adopting, [Harivaṃśa]
3) [v.s. ...] m. a rite, ceremony, [Mahābhārata] ([Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa ii, 7, 18, 4] of doubtful meaning [commentator or commentary] kaplaka)
4) [v.s. ...] a barber (cf. kalpanī; [Lithuanian] kerpikas), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) [v.s. ...] a kind of Curcuma (commonly karcūra), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
6) Kālpaka (काल्पक):—[from kālpa] m. Curcuma Zerumbet, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] ([varia lectio] kālyaka).
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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Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Kautilya Arthashastra (by R. Shamasastry)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 13 - Granting of Boons to Pārvatī < [Section 3a - Arunācala-khaṇḍa (Pūrvārdha)]
Chapter 2 - Greatness of the Immovable Liṅga of Śaṅkara < [Section 3a - Arunācala-khaṇḍa (Pūrvārdha)]
Chapter 33 - The Efficacy of Suvarṇamukharī < [Section 1 - Veṅkaṭācala-māhātmya]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 4 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 4 - A Refutation of the definition of Avidyā (nescience) < [Chapter XXIX-XXX - Controversy Between the Dualists and the Monists]
Lalitopakhyana (Lalita Mahatmya) (by G.V. Tagare)