Kashiraja, Kāśirāja, Kashi-raja, Kāśīrāja: 11 definitions
Kashiraja 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 terms Kāśirāja and Kāśīrāja can be transliterated into English as Kasiraja or Kashiraja, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana IndexSource: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Kāśirāja (काशिराज) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.61.37) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kāśi-rāja) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India
Kāśīrāja (काशीराज) is the name of an author of books dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā as quoted by Raghunātha in his 17th century Bhojanakutūhala.—It is a noticeable fact that Āyurveda and its tradition, stood as the champions for the development of critical notions of dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India. [...] Bhojanakutūhala records many earlier important treatises [...] and quotes many other scholars like [...] Kāśīrāja.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kāśirāja (काशिराज) or Kāśīrāja (काशीराज).—Name of a king, father of अम्बा, अम्बिका (ambā, ambikā) and अम्बालिका (ambālikā), q. v.
Derivable forms: kāśirājaḥ (काशिराजः), kāśīrājaḥ (काशीराजः).
Kāśirāja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāśi and rāja (राज).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-jaḥ) A name of Dhanwantari or Divodasa, a king of Benares, and an author of medical works; he is often confound- ed with his celestial namesake, the physician of the gods. E. kāśi the city, and rāja a king or ruler; also kāśīrāja.
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(-jaḥ) Divodasa: see kāśirāja.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kāśirāja (काशिराज).—[masculine] king of the Kāśi.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Kāśīrāja (काशीराज) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Ajīrṇamañjarī or Amṛtamañjarī med. B. 2, 70 (kāvya). 4, 216. Ben. 63 (Kāśīrāja). Bik. 627. NW. 592 (Kāśīrāja). Peters. 2, 195. Kāśīnāthī med. B. 4, 220. Gūḍhārthadīpikā Śārṅgadharasaṃhitāṭīkā. W. p. 286 (Kāśīrāja). [[Oudh 1876-1877]-1877], 32 (Kāśīrāma). Xi, 34 Kāśīrāma). Rasakalpalatā med. NW. 592.
Kāśīrāja has the following synonyms: Kāśīnātha, Kāśīrāma.
2) Kāśīrāja (काशीराज):—Cikitsākaumudī. Quoted in Brahmavaivartapurāṇa Oxf. 22^b.
3) Kāśīrāja (काशीराज):—See Kāśīnātha: Cikitsāpaddhati. Np. I, 90.
4) Kāśīrāja (काशीराज):—father of Vīrasiṃha (Granthālaṃkāra Bik. 296): Kheṭaplava jy. Bik. 313.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kāśirāja (काशिराज):—[=kāśi-rāja] [from kāśi > kāś] m. = -pa, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of the Dānava Dīrgha-jihva, [Mahābhārata i, 2676]
3) [v.s. ...] of Divo-dāsa Dhanvantari, [Suśruta]
4) [v.s. ...] of Pratardana Daivodāsi, [Ṛgveda-anukramaṇikā]
5) [v.s. ...] of a grandfather of Dhanvantari, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
6) [v.s. ...] of a prince who has been killed by his wife, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]
7) Kāśīrāja (काशीराज):—[=kāśī-rāja] [from kāśī > kāś] m. a sovereign of Benares, [Mahābhārata iv, 2351] (kāśi-r [edition] [Bombay edition])Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kāśirāja (काशिराज):—[kāśi-rāja] (jaḥ) 1. m. Dhanwantari.
2) Kāśīrāja (काशीराज):—[kāśī-rāja] (jaḥ) 1. m. Idem; Dīvodāsa. n. Sulphate of iron.
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