Kapalabhrit, Kapālabhṛt, Kapala-bhrit: 6 definitions


Kapalabhrit 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 Kapālabhṛt can be transliterated into English as Kapalabhrt or Kapalabhrit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Kapalabhrit in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kapālabhṛt (कपालभृत्).—m. epithet of Śiva; तपसा दिवमारूढाः कपालशिरसा सह (tapasā divamārūḍhāḥ kapālaśirasā saha) Rām.2.54.31.

Kapālabhṛt is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kapāla and bhṛt (भृत्). See also (synonyms): kapālapāṇi, kapālamālin, kapālaśiras.

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

Kapālabhṛt (कपालभृत्).—m. (-bhṛt) A name of Mahadeva. E. kapāla a skull, and bhṛt who cherishes; being represented with a necklace of skulls.

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

Kapālabhṛt (कपालभृत्):—[=kapāla-bhṛt] [from kapāla] m. ‘bearing a skull’, Name of Śiva, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kapālabhṛt (कपालभृत्):—[kapāla-bhṛt] (t) 5. m. Shiva.

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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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