Karambhaka, Karambhakā: 7 definitions
Karambhaka 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)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Karambhaka (करम्भक).—One of the ten sons of Hṛdīka.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 44. 82.
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
2) Flour mixed with curds.
3) A document drawn up in different dialects; S. D.
Derivable forms: karambhakām (करम्भकाम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Karambhaka (करम्भक).—[karambha + ka], m. A cake, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 16.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Karambhaka (करम्भक):—[from karambha] m. a kind of Achyranthes, [Nighaṇṭuprakāśa]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of a man, [Kathāsaritsāgara]
3) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] Name of a people, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]
4) [v.s. ...] n. groats, coarsely-ground oats etc., [Rājataraṅgiṇī]
5) [v.s. ...] a document drawn up in different dialects, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Karaṃbhaka (ಕರಂಭಕ):—[noun] = ಕರಂಭ [karambha].
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)