Kauleya: 9 definitions

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Kauleya 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.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: Shodhganga: Mantra-sādhana: Chapter One of the Kakṣapuṭatantra

Kauleya (कौलेय) is the name of an Āgama or Tantra mentioned in the Kakṣapuṭatantra  verse 1.5-7.—“At a previous time, when Pārvatī asked him, Śaṅkara told of the attainments of vidyā in the wide worldly life, in various ways. I observed each teaching taught also by the troops of Gods, Siddhas (those who have attained supernatural power), Munis (saints), Deśikas (spiritual teachers), and Sādhakas (tantric practicioners). They are [, for example]: Kauleya... I shall carefully extract all the above-mentioned āgamas, which are transmitted from mouth to mouth, like butter extracted from coagulated milk”.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kauleya (कौलेय).—a. A pearl obtained in the river near the village मयूर (mayūra) in सिंहल (siṃhala); Kau. A.2.11.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kauleya (कौलेय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yī-yaṃ) 1. Of a good family, well-born. 2. Of the left hand Sakta sect. E. kula family, ḍhak aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kauleya (कौलेय).—[masculine] dog (lit. family or domestic animal).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Kauleya (कौलेय):—[from kaula] a mfn. sprung from a noble family [commentator or commentary] on [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] of the left-hand Śākta sect, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] m. ‘a domestic animal’ id est. ‘a dog’ See -kuṭumbinī.

4) b leyaka See kaula.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kauleya (कौलेय):—[(yaḥ-yā-yaṃ) a.] Of a good family.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kauleya in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kaulēya (ಕೌಲೇಯ):—

1) [adjective] coming from, belonging to a noble family.

2) [adjective] of or belonging to a family, lineage, etc.

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Kaulēya (ಕೌಲೇಯ):—[noun] any dog, esp. a member of one of the hunting breeds, with drooping ears, a deep-throated bark, and a keen sense of smell.

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Kauḷēya (ಕೌಳೇಯ):—

1) [adjective] coming from, belonging to a noble family.

2) [adjective] (gen.) of or belonging to a family, lineage, etc.

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Kauḷēya (ಕೌಳೇಯ):—[noun] any dog, esp. a member of one of the hunting breeds, with drooping ears, a deep-throated bark, and a keen sense of smell; a hound.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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