Kapalabhrit, Kapālabhṛt, Kapala-bhrit: 6 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Kapālabhṛt can be transliterated into English as Kapalabhrt or Kapalabhrit, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kapālabhṛt (कपालभृत्).—m. epithet of Śiva; तपसा दिवमारूढाः कपालशिरसा सह (tapasā divamārūḍhāḥ kapālaśirasā saha) Rām.2.54.31.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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