Kulacandra: 3 definitions

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Kulacandra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Kulachandra.

India history and geogprahy

Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras

1) Kulacandra or Kulachandra is the name of a muni mentioned in the “Kolhāpur Śeṣaśāyī temple inscription of the reign of Gaṇḍarāditya”. Nimbadeva, who constructed the caityāgāra of Ādinātha, is identical with Nimbarasa who constructed the Rūpanārāyaṇa-basadi of Pārśvanātha near the Śukravāra gate in Kolhāpur. He was a lay disciple of Māghanandi-muni, the religious disciple of Kulachandra, who belonged to the lineage of Koṇḍakunda.

2) Kulacandra is also mentioned in the “Bamaṇī stone inscription of Vijayaditya”. Accordingly, “... the holy Māghanandi-siddhāntadeva, who is praised by the whole world, (who is) a disciple of the sage Kulachandra and is the Sun to the Kundakunda clan (and) who is the preceptor of the Caitya temple of the holy Rūpanārāyaṇa at Kṣullakapura belonging to the Pustaka Gaccha of the Mūla-Saṅgha and Deśīyagaṇa”.

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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

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Kulacandra (कुलचन्द्र) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Durgavākyaprabodha [grammatical] L. 515.

2) Kulacandra (कुलचन्द्र):—grammarian. Often quoted by Ramānātha in Manoramā.

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

1) Kulacandra (कुलचन्द्र):—[=kula-candra] [from kula] m. Name of the author of a [commentator or commentary] on the [Kātantra]

2) [v.s. ...] of the author of the Durgā-vākya-prabodha.

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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. 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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