Kamaraja, Kāmarāja: 4 definitions

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Kamaraja 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Kāmarāja (कामराज).—Dear to Lalitā.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 19. 67; 38. 9-10.
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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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Kāmarāja (कामराज) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—patron of Hemādri (Kaivalyadīpikā, etc.).

2) Kāmarāja (कामराज):—kāmarāja, son of Sāmarāja, father of Vrajarāja, grandfather of Jīvarāja (Gopālacampu). L. 72.

3) Kāmarāja (कामराज):—poet. Śp. p. 15.

4) Kāmarāja (कामराज):—
—[commentary] on Karpūramañjarī. Preface to Edition in Kāvyamālā p. 3.

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

1) Kāmarāja (कामराज):—[=kāma-rāja] [from kāma] m. Name of a prince

2) [v.s. ...] of a [poetry or poetic]

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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 (even English!). 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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