Kambhoja, Kāmbhoja: 2 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Kāmbhoja (काम्भोज).—A northern kingdom noted for horses.1 Their king Sudakṣiṇa was an ally of Jarāsandha and placed on the East of the Gomanta hill, during its siege.2 Took part in the rājasūya of Yudhiṣṭhira. Their king went to Syamanta pañcaka for solar eclipse.3 Defeated by Paraśurāma and by Sagara who had them fully shaved as punishment.4
- 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 16. 49; IV. 16. 16; Vāyu-purāṇa 88. 122; Viṣṇu-purāṇa V. 29. 32.
- 2) Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 52. 11.
- 3) Ib. X. 75. 12; 82. 13.
- 4) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 41. 39; 48. 22 & 44; 63. 120, 134 & 138; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 3. 42.
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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Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] = ಕಾಂಬೋಜ [kamboja]2.
2) [noun] a person belonging to the country Kāmbōja.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Kambhojaka.
Ends with: Gummakambhoja.
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