Karaladanta, Karāladanta: 2 definitions
Karaladanta 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Karāladanta (करालदन्त).—A great Sage. He was a bright member of the court of Indra. (Chapter 7, Sabhā Parva, Mahābhārata).
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.
Ayurveda (science of life)
Karāladanta (करालदन्त):—Uneven teeth
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Karala, Danta.
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Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section VII < [Lokapala Sabhakhayana Parva]