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Kuṭilākṣa, aka: Kutilaksha; 1 Definition(s)


Kuṭilākṣa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Kuṭilākṣa can be transliterated into English as Kutilaksha or Kutilaksa, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


Kuṭilākṣa (कुटिलाक्ष).—The commander-in-chief of Bhaṇḍa; stationed troops on all sides of the city and got the army ready for action. Sent Durmada, Kuraṇḍa, Karaṅka and others to the field, all being slain; attacked Cakraratha from the front and fled back in fear. Sent again 30 sons of Bhaṇḍa, and lastly went with Bhaṇḍa for the war.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 21. 77-100; 22-26 (all chapters); 27-10; 29. 8.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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