Kapalamocana, Kapālamocana: 6 definitions
Kapalamocana 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Kapalamochana.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Kapālamocana (कपालमोचन).—A holy place on the shores of the river Sarasvatī, in Kurukṣetra. (Chapter 88, Vana Parva; See under Rahodara and Śiva).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana IndexSource: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Kapālamocana (कपालमोचन) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.81.118). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kapālamocana) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kapālamocana (कपालमोचन):—[=kapāla-mocana] [from kapāla] n. Name of a Tīrtha, [Mahābhārata iii, 7007; Harivaṃśa etc.]
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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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Search found 13 books and stories containing Kapalamocana, Kapālamocana, Kapala-mocana, Kapāla-mocana; (plurals include: Kapalamocanas, Kapālamocanas, mocanas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 136 - The Greatness of Nanditīrtha < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 37 - Other Holy Places of Vārāṇasī < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
One hundred and eight (108) names of Sāvitrī < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 3.2.401 < [Chapter 2 - Description of the Lord’s Travel Through Bhuvaneśvara and Other Placesto Jagannātha Purī]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 4 - The Redemption of Puṇḍarīka and Aṃbarīṣa < [Section 2 - Puruṣottama-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 273 - Greatness of Śaṇḍa Tīrtha < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 2 - Agni Eulogizes the Lord < [Section 3 - Badarikāśrama-māhātmya]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 110 - Baladeva’s Mantra for Protecting Pradyumna < [Book 2 - Vishnu Parva]