Kaura: 2 definitions
Kaura means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Kaur.
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General definition (in Hinduism)
Kaura (कौर) is the name of a country classified as Hādi (a type of Tantrik division), according to the 13th century Sammoha-tantra (fol. 7).—There are ample evidences to prove that the zone of heterodox Tantras went far beyond the natural limits of India. [...] The zones in the Sammoha-tantra [viz., Kaura] are here fixed according to two different Tantrik modes, known as Kādi and Hādi.
Languages of India and abroad
Kaura (कौर) [Also spelled kaur]:—(nm) morsel; —[chīnanā, muṃha kā] to rob somebody of his share, to deprive somebody of his subsistence.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+7): Kaura-dodi, Kaura-kasaila, Kauraa, Kauram, Kaurama, Kaurantaka, Kaurara, Kaurasadhu, Kaurasrava, Kauratavala, Kaurattha, Kaurav, Kaurava, Kauravaka, Kauravapandaviya, Kauravas, Kauravayani, Kauraveya, Kauravi, Kauraviya.
Ends with: Raikaura, Vikaura, Zabakon kaura.
Full-text: Kauram, Kaura-dodi, Zabakon kaura, Kurayana, Kaur, Kaura-kasaila, Mumha.
Search found 2 books and stories containing Kaura; (plurals include: Kauras). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 4 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 1 - The Bhāgavata-purāṇa (introduction) < [Chapter XXIV - The Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)
Part 20 - Tikopia Island < [Appendix 8.2 - The Romance of Betel-Chewing]