Kaushikagotra, Kauśikagotra, Kaushika-Gotra: 1 definition


Kaushikagotra 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 Kauśikagotra can be transliterated into English as Kausikagotra or Kaushikagotra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

Kauśikagotra (कौशिकगोत्र).—Got different pravaras from the Visvāmitras;1 about 25 among them mentioned: Pārthivas, Devarathas, Yājñavalkyas, Samarṣaṇas, Udumbaras, Udumlānas, Tārakas, Yamamuñcatas, Lohiṇyas, Reṇavas, Kāñṣavas, Babhravas, Pāṇinas, Dhyānajapyas, Śālāvakyas, Hiraṇyākṣas, Syaṅkṛtas, Gālavas, Devalas, Yāmadūtas, Sālaṅkāyanabāṣakalas, Dadātibādaras, etc.; marriage alliances only with other ṛṣi gotras allowed.2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 16. 37.
  • 2) Vāyu-purāṇa 91. 97-102.
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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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