Kasheraka, Kaśeraka: 4 definitions
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 (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
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.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Kaśeraka (कशेरक):—m. Name of a Yakṣa, [Mahābhārata ii, 397.]
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Search found 2 books and stories containing Kasheraka, Kaśeraka, Kaseraka; (plurals include: Kasherakas, Kaśerakas, Kaserakas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section X < [Lokapala Sabhakhayana Parva]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)