Kubjamraka, Kubjāmraka: 4 definitions



Kubjamraka 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Kubjamraka in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Kubjāmraka (कुब्जाम्रक).—A holy place. A visit to this place is as good as offering a gift of a thousand cows. The visitor will also attain heaven. (Vana Parva, Chapter 84, Verse 40).

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Kubjāmraka (कुब्जाम्रक) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.82.36). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kubjāmraka) 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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kubjamraka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kubjāmraka (कुब्जाम्रक):—[from kubja] n. idem, [Mahābhārata iii, 8018; Matsya-purāṇa; Varāha-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Kubjāmraka (कुब्जाम्रक):—(kubja + āmra) Nomen proprium eines Tīrtha [Mahābhārata 3, 8018.] māhātmya [VARĀHA-Pāṇini’s acht Bücher] in [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 485. fg.]

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Kubjāmraka (कुब्जाम्रक):—an der Gaṅgā [Oxforder Handschriften 39,b,12. 59,b,30.]

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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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