Kasheraka, Kaśeraka: 4 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Kasheraka 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 Kaśeraka can be transliterated into English as Kaseraka or Kasheraka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Kasheraka in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Kaśeraka (कशेरक).—A Yakṣa. Mahābhārata, Sabhā Parva, Chapter 10, Verse 15 says that Kaśeraka continues to attend on Kubera as a member of his assembly.

Purana book cover
context information

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»] — Kasheraka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kaśeraka (कशेरक):—m. Name of a Yakṣa, [Mahābhārata ii, 397.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Kaśeraka (कशेरक):—m. Nomen proprium eines Yakṣa [Mahābhārata 2, 397.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Kaśeraka (कशेरक):—m. Nomen proprium eines Yakṣa.

context information

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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