Kanishkapura, Kanishka-pura, Kaniṣkapura: 2 definitions



Kanishkapura 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.

The Sanskrit term Kaniṣkapura can be transliterated into English as Kaniskapura or Kanishkapura, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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Source: academia.edu: The Chronological History of Buddhism

Kanishkapura refers to a city build in Kashmir by Kanishka, one of the three Turushka Kings reigning in Kashmir around 1765-1645 BCE, according to Kalhana.—Kanishkapura is now called Kanispore situated to the south west of Lake Wular in Bandipore district close to Varahamula (Baramulla).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kanishkapura in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kaniṣkapura (कनिष्कपुर):—[=kaniṣka-pura] [from kaniṣka] n. Name of a town founded by him.

context information

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.

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