Kapilashva, aka: Kapilāśva, Kapila-ashva; 5 Definition(s)
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The Sanskrit term Kapilāśva can be transliterated into English as Kapilasva or Kapilashva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Kapilāśva (कपिलाश्व):—One of the three remaining sons of Kuvalayāśva (son of Bṛhadaśva). (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.6.23-24)Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana
Kapilāśva (कपिलाश्व).—Son of a King called Kuvalāśva. A sage named Dhandhu destroyed him. (Śloka, 40 Chapter 204, Vana Parva)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
1a) Kapilāśva (कपिलाश्व).—A son of Kuvalayāśva, who survived the fire from Dhundhu's mouth.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 6. 23-4; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 63. 63; Matsya-purāṇa 12. 32.
1b) One of the three sons of Dhundhumāra.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 88. 61; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 2. 42.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Kapilāśva (कपिलाश्व).—an epithet of Indra.
Derivable forms: kapilāśvaḥ (कपिलाश्वः).
Kapilāśva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kapila and aśva (अश्व).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-śvaḥ) A title of the god Indra. E. kapila tawny, and aśva horse; such being the colour of Indra'S steed.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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