Karnaveshta, Karṇaveṣṭa, Karna-veshta: 8 definitions
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 (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Karṇaveṣṭa (कर्णवेष्ट).—A Kṣatriya King. He was the incarnation of an Asura named Krodhavaśa. (Chapter 67, Ādi Parva).Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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.
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
Karṇaveṣṭa (कर्णवेष्ट).—an ear-ring; सुकृतौ कर्णवेष्टौ च (sukṛtau karṇaveṣṭau ca) Rām.5.15.42.
Derivable forms: karṇaveṣṭaḥ (कर्णवेष्टः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Karṇaveṣṭa (कर्णवेष्ट).—m. 1. an ear-ring, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 19, 12. 2. a proper name, Mahābhārata 1, 2696.
Karṇaveṣṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms karṇa and veṣṭa (वेष्ट).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Karṇaveṣṭa (कर्णवेष्ट).—[masculine] earring.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Karṇaveṣṭa (कर्णवेष्ट):—[=karṇa-veṣṭa] [from karṇa] m. an ear-ring, [Rāmāyaṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of a king, [Mahābhārata i, 2696.]
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