Kamsahanana, aka: Kaṃsahanana, Kamsa-hanana; 1 Definition(s)

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Kaṃsahanana (कंसहनन).—the slaying of Kaṃsa. कंसवधमाचष्टे कंसं घातयति (kaṃsavadhamācaṣṭe kaṃsaṃ ghātayati) Mbh. on P.III.1.26.

Derivable forms: kaṃsahananam (कंसहननम्).

Kaṃsahanana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kaṃsa and hanana (हनन). See also (synonyms): kaṃsavadha.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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