Kamali, aka: Kamalī, Kāmalī; 2 Definition(s)


Kamali means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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)

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1) Kamalī (कमली).—A daughter of king Reṇuka of Ikṣvāku line. Hence Reṇukā; wife of Jamadagni; mother of Paraśurāma.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 66. 61.

2) Kāmalī (कामली).—Another name for Reṇukā.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 91. 90.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

kāmaḷī (कामळी).—See under kāmbaḷā.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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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