Khundha, Khūndha: 1 definition


Khundha means something in Jainism, Prakrit. 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 Jainism

Jain philosophy

Source: Anekanta Jaya Pataka of Haribhadra Suri

Khūndha (खून्ध) (Gujarati; in Sanskrit: Kakuda) refers to the “hump on the shoulders of an Indian bull”, as occurring in the Anekāntajayapatākā-prakaraṇa, a Śvetāmbara Jain philosophical work written by Haribhadra Sūri.—[Cf. Vol. I, P. 385, l. 4]—‘Kakuda’ means the hump on the shoulders of an Indian bull. This word occurs in Mahābhāṣya (p 1). Its Pāiya (Prakrit) equivalent is ‘kauha’ or ‘kakuha’. Cf the Gujarati word ‘khūndha’.

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