Kasheya, Kāśeya: 6 definitions
Kasheya 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 Kāśeya can be transliterated into English as Kaseya or Kasheya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Kāśeya (काशेय).—The son of Kāśa; king of Kāsī; father of Rāṣṭra.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 8. 7.
1b) A ruling dynasty of 24 rulers.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 272. 15.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kāśeya (काशेय).—a. Belonging to, born in Kāśī; तद्भवानद्य काशेयपुरीं वाराणसीं व्रज (tadbhavānadya kāśeyapurīṃ vārāṇasīṃ vraja) Rām.7.38.17.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kāśeya (काशेय).—i. e. kāśi + eya, I. m. A son of Kāśi, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 1734. Ii. f. yī, A daughter of Kāśi, Mahābhārata 1, 3785.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kāśeya (काशेय):—[from kāś] a m. ([from] kāśi), a prince of the Kāśis, [Rāmāyaṇa vii, 38, 19]
2) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] Name of a dynasty, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
3) b See above.
4) Kāṣeya (काषेय):—[from kāṣin] m. [plural] Name of a dynasty, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
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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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