Karagupta, Kārāgupta, Kara-gupta: 6 definitions


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: archive.org: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Karagupta (करगुप्त) refers to one of the Pundits travelling with Rin-chen-bzaṅ-po (Ratnabhadra): one of the translators of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā: one of the three great works of Vāgbhaṭa.—According to Sum-pa-mkhan-po’s remark:—“at the age of 55, when the pundits Śrāddhākaravarman, Karagupta [?], Buddhaśrīśānti, Buddhapāla, Kamalagupta, et al. were invited to Tibet, he [viz., Ratnabhadra] copiously translated Sūtras (and) mantras such as Prajñāpāramitā, Yoga, and Samāja (scriptures)”.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kārāgupta (कारागुप्त).—a prisoner.

Derivable forms: kārāguptaḥ (कारागुप्तः).

Kārāgupta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kārā and gupta (गुप्त).

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

Kārāgupta (कारागुप्त).—mfn.

(-ptaḥ-ptā-ptaṃ) Captive, imprisoned, confined, a prisoner. E. kārā confinement, and gupta concealed.

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

Kārāgupta (कारागुप्त):—[=kārā-gupta] [from kārā] mfn. ‘prison-confined’, imprisoned.

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

Kārāgupta (कारागुप्त):—[kārā-gupta] (ptaḥ-ptā-ptaṃ) a. Imprisoned.

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Karagupta in German

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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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