Kumbhakarnashrama, Kumbhakarṇāśrama, Kumbhakarna-ashrama: 2 definitions
Kumbhakarnashrama 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 Kumbhakarṇāśrama can be transliterated into English as Kumbhakarnasrama or Kumbhakarnashrama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Kumbhakarṇāśrama (कुम्भकर्णाश्रम).—A holy place. He who visits this place will enjoy the respect of others. (Vana Parva, Chapter 84, Verse 157).Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Kumbhakarṇāśrama (कुम्भकर्णाश्रम) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. II.82.136). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kumbhakarṇāśrama) 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.
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List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 38 - Gayā and Other Holy Places < [Section 3 - Svarga-khaṇḍa (section on the heavens)]
The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)