Kambhoja, Kāmbhoja: 2 definitions

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Kambhoja 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)

[«previous next»] — Kambhoja in Purana glossary
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[7].
  • 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.
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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

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kāṃbhōja (ಕಾಂಭೋಜ):—

1) [noun] = ಕಾಂಬೋಜ [kamboja]2.

2) [noun] a person belonging to the country Kāmbōja.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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