Kshitikampana, Kṣitikampana: 2 definitions


Kshitikampana 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 Kṣitikampana can be transliterated into English as Ksitikampana or Kshitikampana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Kṣitikampana (क्षितिकम्पन).—A captain of the army of Skanda. (Mahābhārata Śalya Parva, Chapter 45, Stanza 59).

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Kṣitikampana (क्षितिकम्पन) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.44.54) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kṣitikampana) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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