Kashiraja, Kāśirāja, Kashi-raja, Kāśīrāja: 11 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

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 (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Kashiraja in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Kāśirāja (काशिराज).—The kingdom of, got rain by the presence of Śvaphalka; daughter of (Gāndinī) married to Śvaphalka;1 a daughter Jayanti married to Vṛṣabha.2

  • 1) Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 103-5; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 13. 116.
  • 2) Matsya-purāṇa 45. 26.
Source: 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.

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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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Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Kashiraja in Ayurveda glossary
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.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kashiraja in Sanskrit glossary
Source: 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

Kāśirāja (काशिराज).—m.

(-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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Kāśīrāja (काशीराज).—m.

(-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.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Kāśirāja (काशिराज):—(kāśi + rāja) m. König der Kāśi [Mahābhārata 13, 265.] [Benfey’ Chrestomathie aus Sanskritwerken 3, 9. 17, 22.] [Harivaṃśa 4967.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 9, 22, 23.] Als best. Persönlichkeit mit dem Dānava Dīrghajihva identif. [Mahābhārata 1, 2676.] als Beiname des Divodāsa Dhanvantari (vgl. kāśipati) [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 2, 7, 21.] [Suśruta 1, 1, 7. 2, 428, 9.] Grossvater von Dhanvantari [Viṣṇupurāṇa 406.] [Lassen’s Indische Alterthumskunde I, Anhang XXIX.]

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Kāśīrāja (काशीराज):—m. = kāśirāja [Mahābhārata 4, 2351.] Beiname des Divodāsa [Śabdaratnāvalī im Śabdakalpadruma]

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Kāśirāja (काशिराज):—heisst Pratardana Daivodāsi in [Ṛgveda] [Anukramaṇikā] ein Kāśirāja (Kāśirāja Druckfehler) von seiner Frau ermordet [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 78, 1.]

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

Kāśirāja (काशिराज):—m. ein Fürst der Kāśi , Bez. verschiedener Personen.

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Kāśīrāja (काशीराज):—m. König von Benares [Mahābhārata 4,2351.] Richtiger kāśirāja [ed.Bomb.4,72,16.]

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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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