Karnaveshta, aka: Karṇaveṣṭa, Karna-veshta; 3 Definition(s)


Karnaveshta 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.

The Sanskrit term Karṇaveṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Karnavesta or Karnaveshta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Karṇaveṣṭa (कर्णवेष्ट).—A Kṣatriya King. He was the incarnation of an Asura named Krodhavaśa. (Chapter 67, Ādi Parva).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Karṇaveṣṭa (कर्णवेष्ट) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.61.55) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Karṇaveṣṭa) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Karnaveshta in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [K] · next »

Karṇaveṣṭa (कर्णवेष्ट).—an ear-ring; सुकृतौ कर्णवेष्टौ च (sukṛtau karṇaveṣṭau ca) Rām.5.15.42.

Derivable forms: karṇaveṣṭaḥ (कर्णवेष्टः).

Karṇaveṣṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms karṇa and veṣṭa (वेष्ट). See also (synonyms): karṇaveṣṭana.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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