Kampilla, Kāmpilla: 7 definitions

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Kampilla means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Kāmpilla (काम्पिल्ल):—One of the five sons of Bharmyāśva (son of Arka). (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.21.31-33)

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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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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Kāmpilla (अशोका) is another name for Kampillaka (Mallotus philippensis) according to the Bhāvaprakāśa, which is a 16th century medicinal thesaurus authored by Bhāvamiśra. The term is used throughout Ayurvedic literature. It can also be spelled as Kampilla (कम्पिल्ल). Kampilla and Kāmpilla are also identified as synonyms by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu (verse 13.99), which is an Ayurvedic medicinal thesaurus.

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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.

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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A city in Uttarapancala, and probably its capital. Dummukha was once its king (J.iii.379; J.ii.214; also Mtu.i.283).

Sometimes (E.g.,J.iii.79; iv.396; v.21; vi.391; 464) Kampilla is spoken of as being a kingdom, of which Uttarapancala was a city.

Once Alinasatta is spoken of as Kampilla because he was the king of the city of the same name. J.v.34; see also Ramayana i.34.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kampilla (कम्पिल्ल).—= काम्पिल्ल (kāmpilla) q. v. (also kampilaḥ kampīlaḥ and kāmpīlaḥ).

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Kāmpilla (काम्पिल्ल).—

1) Name of a tree; काम्पिल्लकप्रसवपाटवगण्डपालि (kāmpillakaprasavapāṭavagaṇḍapāli) Māl.9.31.

2) A perfume (śuṇḍārocanī).

Derivable forms: kāmpillaḥ (काम्पिल्लः).

See also (synonyms): kāmpila, kāmpillaka.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Kampilla (कम्पिल्ल).—nt. (= Pali id.; MIndic for Sanskrit kāmpilya), n. of a city of the Pañcālas: Mv i.283.11 ff.; iii.26.20; 34.3, 5 etc.; 158.6; 160.8 etc.; 361.16 ff. Cf. s.v. Kāmpillaka (v.l. Kam°).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kāmpilla (काम्पिल्ल).—m.

(-llaḥ) 1. Sunda Rochani, a perfume and drug so called. 2. The name of a country said to be in the north-west of India. E. kapi to tremble or shake, illa affix; also kāmpila or kāmpīla, kāmpilya, &c.

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

1) Kampilla (कम्पिल्ल):—[from kamp] m. ([Suśruta]) idem

2) Kāmpilla (काम्पिल्ल):—[from kāmpila] m. (= kāmpilya), Name of a country (said to be in the north-west of India), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] of a plant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] of a perfume and drug, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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. 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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