Koshika, Kosika, Kośika, Kośikā: 9 definitions
Koshika means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.
The Sanskrit terms Kośika and Kośikā can be transliterated into English as Kosika or Koshika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
1. Kosika, Kosiya - A rock near Himava where Narada Kassapa had a hermitage. Ap.ii.381.
2. Kosika - A Pacceka Buddha. He once lived in Cittakuta, and Ukkasatika, in a previous birth, seeing him wandering about Himava, lit round him at night one hundred torches and gave him alms. Ap.ii.414.
3. Kosika - A king who was destroyed with his subjects for having insulted a sage. ThagA.i.368.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
India history and geographySource: What is India: Inscriptions of the Vākāṭakas
Kośika (कोशिक), the headquarters of the mārga in which Aśvatthanagara was situated, cannot, however, be located in its neighbourhood.Source: Ancient Buddhist Texts: Geography of Early Buddhism
Kosika (कोसिक) or Kosikapabbata is the name of a mountain situated in Majjhimadesa (Middle Country) of ancient India, as recorded in the Pāli Buddhist texts (detailing the geography of ancient India as it was known in to Early Buddhism).—These pabbatas [Kukkura, Kosika, and Kadamba] are stated in the Apadāna (pp. 155, 381 and 382 respectively) to be not very far off from the Himavanta.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
kosika : (m.) an owl.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Kosika, =kosiya, an owl J. V, 120. (Page 230)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kośikā (कोशिका).—A drinking vessel.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kośikā (कोशिका):—[from kośaka > kośa] a f. a drinking-vessel, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [from kośa] b f. of kośaka q.v.
3) c śin, śilā, etc. See kośa.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Kośikā (कोशिका):—(von kośa) f. Trinkgeschirr [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1024] (v. l. kauśikā).
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Kośikā (कोशिका):—[Halāyudha 2, 161.]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Kośikā (कोशिका):—(nf) (in Biology) a cell.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Koshikara.
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