Krishodara, Kṛśodara, Krisha-udara: 9 definitions
Krishodara 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 Kṛśodara can be transliterated into English as Krsodara or Krishodara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Kṛśodara (कृशोदर) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.44.83) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kṛśodara) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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.
Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram
1) Kṛśodara (कृशोदर) is the name of the Youth (vaṭuka) associated with Kāmarūpa, one of the sacred seats (pīṭha), according to the Ṣaṭsāhasrasaṃhitā, an expansion of the Kubjikāmatatantra: the earliest popular and most authoritative Tantra of the Kubjikā cult.
2) Kṛśodara (कृशोदर) also refers to the Servant (kiṃkara) associated with Kāmarūpa, one of the eight Sacred Seats (pīṭha), according to the Yogakhaṇḍa (chapter 14) of the Manthānabhairavatantra.
Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) thin-waisted; सद्यस्त्वया सह कृशोदरि विप्रयोगः (sadyastvayā saha kṛśodari viprayogaḥ) V.5.16; Kumārasambhava 5.42.
2) having the belly reduced in bulk; मेदच्छेदकृशोदरं लघु भवत्युत्थानयोग्यं वपुः (medacchedakṛśodaraṃ laghu bhavatyutthānayogyaṃ vapuḥ) Ś.2.5.
Kṛśodara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛśa and udara (उदर).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kṛśodara (कृशोदर).—adj., f. rī, slender, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 154.
Kṛśodara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛśa and udara (उदर).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kṛśodara (कृशोदर).—[feminine] ī thin-waisted, slender.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kṛśodara (कृशोदर):—[from kṛśa > kṛś] mf(ī)n. thin-waisted, [Daśakumāra-carita; Kādambarī; Viddhaśālabhañjikā]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kṛśodara (कृशोदर):—[kṛśo+dara] (raḥ-rī-raṃ) a. Thin-waisted.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Kṛśōdara (ಕೃಶೋದರ):—[adjective] having a thin belly.
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1) [noun] the belly that is slim.
2) [noun] a man who is slim, lean.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
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