Kinkinikashrama, Kiṅkiṇīkāśrama, Kinkinika-ashrama: 2 definitions

Introduction

Kinkinikashrama 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 Kiṅkiṇīkāśrama can be transliterated into English as Kinkinikasrama or Kinkinikashrama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Kiṅkiṇīkāśrama (किङ्किणीकाश्रम).—A holy place. A bath here will lift one to heaven. (Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 25, Verse 23).

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Kiṅkiṇīkāśrama (किङ्किणीकाश्रम):—[from kiṅkiṇīka > kiṅkiṇa] m. Name of an hermitage, [Mahābhārata xiii, 1709.]

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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. 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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