Koshthaka, Koṣṭhaka: 16 definitions

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Introduction:

Koshthaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, 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 term Koṣṭhaka can be transliterated into English as Kosthaka or Koshthaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Koshthak.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

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Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Koṣṭhaka (कोष्ठक).—A set of tables for astronomical computation. Note: Koṣṭhaka is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Koṣṭhaka (कोष्ठक):—[koṣṭhakaṃ/koṣṭhakāsthi] Clavicle. Collar bone, which joins acromion of scapula and sternum.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Jainism

Koṣṭhaka (कोष्ठक) is the name of a caitya (‘shrine’, dedicated to a deity), located in the town Śrāvastī (Sahet-Mahet), according to the Bhagavatī-sūtra, also known as The Vyākhyāprajñapti (“Exposition of Explanations”). The Bhagavatī-sūtra is the largest of twelve Jain āgamas and was composed by Sudharmāsvāmī in the 6th century.

Source: HereNow4u: Lord Śrī Mahāvīra

Koṣṭhaka (कोष्ठक) is the name of a sacred spot visited by Mahāvīra during his 6th Year as Kevalī.—Completing his monsoon stay at Vāṇijyagrāma the Lord proceeded to Vārāṇasī and stayed at ‘Koṣṭhaka-caitya’. There he gave a sermon to the people present, inspired by which the father of Cullinī, his wife Śyāmā and Surādeva and his wife Dhanyā became votaries.

Koṣṭhaka is also the name of a garden visited by Mahāvīra during his 15th and 16th Year as Kevalī.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Koṣṭhaka.—(BL; LP), a granary or store-house. Note: koṣṭhaka is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kōṣṭhaka (कोष्ठक).—m n (S) A square or cell (as in tables of calculation).

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

kōṣṭhaka (कोष्ठक).—m n A square or cell (as in tables of calculation).

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Koṣṭhaka (कोष्ठक).—

1) A granary.

2) A surrounding wall.

3) An apartment; Kau. A.2.4.

-kam A brick trough for watering cattle.

Derivable forms: koṣṭhakaḥ (कोष्ठकः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Koṣṭhaka (कोष्ठक).—m. or nt., name of a town: Divyāvadāna 434.15.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Koṣṭhaka (कोष्ठक).—n,

(-kaṃ) 1. A granary 2. A treasury. 3. A brick-trough for watering cattle at. E. kan added to the last.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Koṣṭhaka (कोष्ठक) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—jy. by Dhaneśvara Daivajña. B. 4, 206. See Cintāmaṇikoṣṭhaka, Sāraṇīkoṣṭhaka.

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

1) Koṣṭhaka (कोष्ठक):—[from koṣṭha] mn. a receptacle for (in [compound]), [Caraka]

2) [v.s. ...] ‘a granary, store-room’ See annak

3) [from koṣṭha] n. a treasury, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] a surrounding wall (ifc.), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa iv, 28, 56]

5) [v.s. ...] n. a surrounded field, quarter, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Agni-purāṇa; Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi] (ifc. f(ā). )

6) [v.s. ...] n. a brick trough for watering cattle, [Horace H. Wilson]

7) [v.s. ...] Name of a town, [Buddhist literature] ([Divyāvadāna xxix]).

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Koṣṭhaka (कोष्ठक):—(von koṣṭha)

1) m. Kornkammer, s. annakoṣṭhaka . Auch Schatzkammer nach [Wilson’s Wörterbuch] und zwar n. und so auch in der andern Bed. —

2) Ringmauer [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 4, 28, 56] (s. unter koṣṭha 4.). koṣṭhakīkar umzingeln: tato rathasahasreṇa hayānāmayutena ca . koṣṭhakīkṛtya bībhatsuṃ prahṛṣṭamanaso bhavan .. [Mahābhārata 14, 2230.] —

3) n. a brick trough for watering cattle at [Wilson’s Wörterbuch] —

4) Nomen proprium einer Stadt [AVADĀNAŚ. 90.] [Burnouf 431.] [Lassen’s Indische Alterthumskunde II, 348. fg.] [Lebensbeschreibung Śākyamuni’s 269 (39).]

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Koṣṭhaka (कोष्ठक):—

2) koṣṭhakīkṛtya auch [Mahābhārata 6, 2463], wo mit der ed. Bomb. rathavṛndena st. rathavaṃśena zu lesen ist. —

5) = koṣṭha

8) [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 53, 46.]

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Koṣṭhaka (कोष्ठक):—

1) Vorrathskammer: aṅgāra, jala, salila [CARAKA 1, 14.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Koṣṭhaka (कोष्ठक):——

1) am Ende eines Comp. Behälter für [Carakasaṃhitā 1,14.] —

2) *m. n. Vorrathskammer.

3) f. koṣṭhikā Tiegel [Bhāvaprakāśa 2,85.] —

4) n. — a) *Schatzkammer. — b) Ringmauer. — c) ein umschlossene Fläche , Feld [Agnipurāṇa 40,13.14.] [Hemādri’s Caturvargacintāmaṇi 1,651,7.8.] Am Ende eines adj. Comp. f. ā [2.790,10.] — d) *a brick trough for watering cattle at. — e) Nomen proprium einer Stadt.

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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 (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.

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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Koṣṭhaka (कोष्ठक) [Also spelled koshthak]:—(nm) a bracket; ~[baddha] bracketed.

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