Kampa, Kampā: 29 definitions
Kampa means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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
Kampa (कम्प).—A prince of Vṛṣṇivaṃśa. He became a Viśvadeva after his death. (Chapter 5, Svargārohaṇa Parva Mahābhārata).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Kampā (कम्पा).—Also Kampātarangiṇī—the sacred waters of Kāñcī.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 40. 17, 40, 85, 102 and 115.
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.
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism
Kampa (कम्प) refers to members of the moulding of a pedestal (pīṭha), used in the construction of liṅgas. The word liṅga refers to a symbol used in the worship of Śiva and is used thoughout Śaiva literature, such as the sacred Āgamas.
Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.
Shilpashastra (iconography)Source: Wisdom Library: Śilpa-śāstra
Kampa (कम्प) refers to a “small thin band”. It is classified as a type of upāṅga (sub-moulds) as opposed to regular mouldings (aṃśa) commonly used in the construction of an adhiṣṭhāna (pedestal or base of a structure) or an upapīṭha (sub-structure, beneath the adhiṣṭhāna).
Shilpashastra (शिल्पशास्त्र, śilpaśāstra) represents the ancient Indian science (shastra) of creative arts (shilpa) such as sculpture, iconography and painting. Closely related to Vastushastra (architecture), they often share the same literature.
Vastushastra (architecture)Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra
Kampa (कम्प) is another name (synonym) for stambha, a Sanskrit technical term referring to “pillar”. These synonyms are defined in texts such as Mayamata (verse 15.2), Mānasāra (verse 15.2-3), Kāśyapaśilpa (verse 8.2) and Īśānaśivagurudevapaddati (Kriya, verses 31.19-20).Source: OpenEdition books: Architectural terms contained in Ajitāgama and Rauravāgama
Kampa (कम्प) refers to “- 1. net (molding) §§ 3.6, 11, 13, 15, 25, 31. - 2. = kṣudra upāna (Aj) § 3.4.”.—(For paragraphs cf. Les enseignements architecturaux de l'Ajitāgama et du Rauravāgama by Bruno Dagens)
Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Kampa (कम्प).—Vibration of the larynx which produces thc sound.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: archive.org: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)
Kampa (कम्प) refers to “tremor”, mentioned in verse 4.8-9 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] From the suppression again of belching (result) anorexia, tremor [viz., kampa], oppression in the heart (region) and the chest, inflation, cough, and hiccup ; in this case the remedy (is) as in hiccup. [...]”.
Note: Some of the diseases have been named after their principal symptoms: aruci (“anorexia”) corresponding to yi-ga ’chus (“disturbed appetite”), kampa (“tremor”) to lus ’dar (“trembling body”), and vibandho hṛdayorasoḥ (“oppression in the heart region and the chest”) to sñiṅ daṅ braṅ ’gags (“oppressed heart region and chest”).Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Kampa (कम्प):—Tremor, to vibrate
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram
Kampa (कम्प) refers to a “tremor”, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, while discussing the outer signs of initiation: “The disciple who has been pierced by the (Supreme) Principle (experiences) the five-fold state. This is, joy (ānanda), an upward movement (udbhava), a tremor (kampa), sleep (nidrā) and inebriation (ghūrṇi) as the fifth”.
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira
Kampa (कम्प) refers to “trembling” (e.g., bhūmikampa—earthquake), according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 4), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “If the two horns of the moon should appear but slightly raised and far from each other presenting the appearance of a boat, she brings trouble on the sailors but prosperity on mankind at large. [...] If the moon should appear like a bow, there will be war in the land; and those will succeed whose places lie in the direction of the bow-string. If the moon should appear stretched from north to south presenting the appearance of a carriage pole there will be earthquake [i.e., bhūmi-kampa] (within that month)”.
Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.
Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Tibetan Buddhism
Kampa (कम्प) refers to one of the various Grahas and Mahāgrahas mentioned as attending the teachings in the 6th century Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa: one of the largest Kriyā Tantras devoted to Mañjuśrī (the Bodhisattva of wisdom) representing an encyclopedia of knowledge primarily concerned with ritualistic elements in Buddhism. The teachings in this text originate from Mañjuśrī and were taught to and by Buddha Śākyamuni in the presence of a large audience (including Kampa).
Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.
India history and geographySource: Project Gutenberg: Castes and Tribes of Southern India, Volume 1
Kampa (“bush of thorns”) is one of the exogamous septs (divisions) among the Koravas (a nomad tribe of the North Arcot district). The Korava nomad tribe permeates the length of the Indian peninsula, through countries where many languages and dialects are spoken, are likely to be known by different names in different localities.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
kampā : (f.) trembling; movement.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Kampa, (-°) (fr. kamp) trembling, shaking; tremor DA. I, 130 (paṭhavi°); Sdhp. 401; a° (adj.) not trembling, unshaken; calm, tranquil Sdhp. 594; Mhvs 15, 175. (Page 189)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kampa (कंप).—m (S) Tremor, trembling, shaking. 2 In music or singing. Shake or quaver.
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kāmpa (कांप).—m (kampa S) Shivering, quaking, trembling.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
kampa (कंप).—m Tremor, shaking. Shake or quaver.
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kāmpa (कांप).—m Shivering, trembling.
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Shaking, tremor; कम्पेन किंचित्प्रतिगृह्य मूर्घ्नः (kampena kiṃcitpratigṛhya mūrghnaḥ) R.13.44 with a gentle nod or bend of the head; 13.28; Ku.7.46; भयकम्पः, विद्युत्कम्पः (bhayakampaḥ, vidyutkampaḥ) &c.
2) A modification of the Svarita accent.
-pā Shaking, moving, tremor.
Derivable forms: kampaḥ (कम्पः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-mpaḥ) Tremour, trembling, shaking. E. kapi to shake, and ac affix; also kampana, &c.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kampa (कम्प).—[kamp + a], m. Trembling, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 1, 50.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kampa (कम्प).—[masculine] trembling, shaking, [especially] earthquake.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kampa (कम्प):—[from kamp] m. trembling, tremor, trembling motion, shaking, [Mahābhārata; Suśruta] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] earthquake (cf. bhūmi-kampa, mahī-k, etc.)
3) [v.s. ...] tremulous or thrilling pronunciation (a modification of the Svarita accent which may take place if the Svarita syllable is followed by an Udātta syllable), [Nirukta, by Yāska etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] a kind of time (in mus.)
5) [v.s. ...] Name of a man.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kampa (कम्प):—(mpaḥ) 1. m. Tremor.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Kaṃpa (कंप) [Also spelled kamp]:—(nm) see [kaṃpana].
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Kaṃpa (कंप) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kamp.
2) Kaṃpa (कंप) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Kampa.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Kaṃpa (ಕಂಪ):—[noun] a firm, fine-grained earth, plastic when wet, composed chiefly of hydrous aluminium silicate minerals, which is produced by the chemical decomposition of rocks or the deposit of fine rock particles in water and is used in the manufacture of bricks, pottery, and other ceramics; clay.
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Kaṃpa (ಕಂಪ):—[noun] the act, condition or an instance of trembling; a trembling, shaking or shivering.
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 (+30): Kampabandha, Kampadaga, Kampadvara, Kampaka, Kampakari, Kampal, Kampala, Kampalakshman, Kampale, Kampalmasagisu, Kampalmasagu, Kampamana, Kampamgol, Kampan, Kampana, Kampana-adhipati, Kampana-udgrahaka, Kampanadhipati, Kampanagol, Kampanamu.
Ends with (+40): Akampa, Akshikampa, Anakampa, Angakampa, Anukampa, Appakampa, Aprakampa, Asanakampa, Avikampa, Bandhakampa, Bhayakampa, Bhukampa, Bhumikampa, Bhuprakampa, Bhutanukampa, Calakampa, Dehotkampa, Dharanikampa, Dushprakampa, Gatrakampa.
Full-text (+77): Bhukampa, Kshitikampa, Kampalakshman, Parikampa, Bhumikampa, Kampanvita, Anukampa, Hritkampa, Mahikampa, Kamp, Tharara, Nishkampa, Prakampa, Kampaka, Prithivikampa, Sakampa, Vikampa, Bhayakampa, Vidyutkampa, Kampin.
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Manasara (English translation) (by Prasanna Kumar Acharya)
Lalitopakhyana (Lalita Mahatmya) (by G.V. Tagare)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
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The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
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Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)