Karpurakhanda, aka: Karpūrakhaṇḍa, Karpura-khanda; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Karpurakhanda 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.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Karpūrakhaṇḍa (कर्पूरखण्ड).—

1) a field of camphor.

2) a piece of camphor.

Derivable forms: karpūrakhaṇḍaḥ (कर्पूरखण्डः).

Karpūrakhaṇḍa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms karpūra and khaṇḍa (खण्ड).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of karpurakhanda in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Relevant definitions

Search found 321 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Khanda
Khaṇḍa (खण्ड) refers to one of the six types of division (bheda) according to the 2nd-century T...
Karpura
Karpūra (कर्पूर) or Karpūradvīpa is the name of an island (dvīpa) according to the Kathāsaritsā...
Shrikhanda
Śrīkhaṇḍa (श्रीखण्ड), son of Bājīrāya, wrote a commentary (ṭīkā) on the Chandaḥsāra: a wor...
Bharatakhanda
Bharatakhaṇḍa (भरतखण्ड).—Name of a part of India; भरतवर्षे भरतखण्डे जम्बुद्वीपे दण्डकारण्ये (bh...
Khandaparashu
Khaṇḍaparaśu (खण्डपरशु).—Śiva. A story occurs in Mahābhārata stating how Śiva got this name. Th...
Dhatakikhanda
Dhātakīkhaṇda (धातकीखण्द) refers to the second continent of the Madhya-loka (middle-word), acco...
Kashikhanda
The Kāśīkhaṇḍa of the Skanda-purāṇa (KKh 58.59-116) describes the spatial and religious connota...
Khandamandala
Khaṇḍamaṇḍala (खण्डमण्डल).—a. gibbous, not full or round. -lam the segment of a circle. Khaṇḍam...
Dvikhanda
Dvikhaṇḍa (द्विखण्ड).—A compound expression or word separated into two by avagraha in the Padap...
Karpuradvipa
Karpūradvīpa (कर्पूरद्वीप) or Karpūra is the name of an island (dvīpa) according to the Kathāsa...
Vrittakhanda
Vṛttakhaṇḍa (वृत्तखण्ड).—a segment of a circle. Derivable forms: vṛttakhaṇḍaḥ (वृत्तखण्डः).Vṛtt...
Khandali
Khaṇḍāli (खण्डालि).—1) a measure of oil. 2) a pond or lake. 3) a woman whose husband has been g...
Uttarakhanda
Uttarakhaṇḍa (उत्तरखण्ड).—the last section of book. Derivable forms: uttarakhaṇḍam (उत्तरखण्डम्...
Khandapralaya
Khaṇḍapralaya (खण्डप्रलय).—1) a partial destruction of the universe in which all the spheres be...
Kalakhanda
Kālakhaṇḍa (कालखण्ड).—the liver; स्वादुकारं कालखण्डोपदंशम् (svādukāraṃ kālakhaṇḍopadaṃśam) Śi.1...

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: