Karota, Kārōṭa, Kāroṭa, Karoṭa: 7 definitions

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Karota means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

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In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva (shaktism)

Karoṭa (करोट) or Karoṭatantra refers to one of the twenty Bhūtatantras, belonging to the Śāktāgama (or Śāktatantra) division of the Āgama tradition. The Śāktāgamas represent the wisdom imparted by Devī to Īśvara and convey the idea that the worship of Śakti is the means to attain liberation. According to the Pratiṣṭhālakṣaṇasamuccaya of Vairocana, the Śāktatantras are divided into to four parts, the Karoṭa-tantra belonging to the Bhūta class.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kārōṭa (कारोट).—m C Utter discomfiture or destruction; utter devastation or spoliation (as of an army, a field of corn, a village, a house).

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Karoṭa (करोट).—f.

1) The skull; Mv.5.19. वपुषि भटकरोटिन्यस्तकीलालसिन्धुः (vapuṣi bhaṭakaroṭinyastakīlālasindhuḥ) Dhan. V.

2) A cup or basin.

Derivable forms: karoṭam (करोटम्).

See also (synonyms): karoṭi.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Karoṭa (करोट).—(m. or nt.; compare next; = Sanskrit and Pali karoṭi, cup, basin, also skull), lit. cup, basin (so in karoṭa-pāṇi, q.v.); in Lalitavistara (at least 305.22) fig. skull: Lalitavistara 258.6 (verse) na ca kumbhamukha-karoṭān (abl.) na dhārakuśalāntarāc ca gṛhṇanti; 305.22 (in description of monsters in Māra's host) kumbhodarāḥ karoṭapādā(ḥ) (Tibetan with feet resembling skulls, rkaṅ pa mgoḥi thod pa ltar ḥdug pa).

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

Karoṭa (करोट).—mf. (-ṭaḥ-ṭiḥ or -ṭī) The bones of the head, the scull. E. ka the head, ruṭ to oppose, to defend, &c. affixes ac and in or ṅīṣ.

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

Karoṭa (करोट).—I. m. A basin; probably also cymbals in ṭakkarāghātasaṭāṃkārakaroṭikāḥ Rājat, 5, 417. Ii. m., and f. ṭā and ṭī, The skull, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 6, 157.

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

1) Karoṭa (करोट):—m. a basin, cup, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) the bones of the head, the skull, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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