Kanthakapashraya, Kaṇṭhakāpāśraya: 1 definition

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Kanthakapashraya 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.

The Sanskrit term Kaṇṭhakāpāśraya can be transliterated into English as Kanthakapasraya or Kanthakapashraya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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

Kaṇṭhakāpāśraya (कण्ठकापाश्रय).—(= Pali kaṇṭakāpassaya; kaṇ- ṭhaka, q.v., for kaṇṭaka), m. pl., (ascetics) who lie on beds of thorns: Divyāvadāna 350.5, 7 (Index ‘corrects’ to kaṇṭa°).

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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.

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