Karushaka, Kārūṣaka: 5 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Karushaka 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 Kārūṣaka can be transliterated into English as Karusaka or Karushaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Karushaka in Purana glossary
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Kārūṣaka (कारूषक) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.61.58) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kārūṣaka) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Karushaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Karūṣaka (करूषक).—[karūṣa + ka], I. m. A proper name. Ii. n. A certain fruit, Mahābhārata 3, 10039.

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Kārūṣaka (कारूषक).—[kārūṣa-ka], adj. Belonging to the Kārūṣas, Mahābhārata 1, 2700.

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

1) Karūṣaka (करूषक):—[from karūṣa] m. Name of a son of Manu Vaivasvata, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa ix, 1, 12] (cf. above)

2) [v.s. ...] n. Name of a species of fruit, [Mahābhārata iii, 10039.]

3) Kārūṣaka (कारूषक):—[from kārūṣa] mfn. reigning over the Kārūṣas, [Mahābhārata i, 2700.]

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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.

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