Karabhajana, Karabhājana: 5 definitions



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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Karabhajana in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Karabhājana (करभाजन).—A King of ancient India.

2) Karabhājana (करभाजन).—One of the nine celebrated sons of Ṛṣabhadeva. He was a yogin of divine wisdom. He imparted spiritual knowledge to these present at the yajña of the King of Videha. (Skandhas 4 and 5, Bhāgavata).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Karabhājana (करभाजन).—A son of Ṛṣabha, and a bhāgavata; described the forms of Hari worshipped by men in different yugas.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 4. 11; XI. 2. 21: 5. 20. 42.
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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Karabhajana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Karabhājana (करभाजन):—[=kara-bhājana] [from kara] m. Name of a Brāhman, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Karabhājana (करभाजन):—(kara Hand + bhā) m. Nomen proprium eines Brahmanen [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 5, 4, 11.]

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Karabhājana (करभाजन):—[Bhāgavatapurāṇa 11, 2, 21.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Karabhājana (करभाजन):—m. Nomen proprium eines Brahmanen.

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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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