Kumbhasambhava, aka: Kumbhasaṃbhava, Kumbha-sambhava; 2 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purana

[Kumbhasambhava in Purana glossaries]

Kumbhasaṃbhava (कुम्भसंभव).—A name of Agastya.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 17, 32; 29. 58.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Kumbhasambhava in Sanskrit glossaries]

Kumbhasaṃbhava (कुम्भसंभव).—

1) epithets of Agastya; एतदाख्याय रामाय महर्षिः कुम्भसंभवः (etadākhyāya rāmāya maharṣiḥ kumbhasaṃbhavaḥ) Rām.7.8.1; प्रससादोदयादम्भः कुम्भयोनेर्महौजसः (prasasādodayādambhaḥ kumbhayonermahaujasaḥ) R.4.21;15.55.

2) an epithet of Droṇa, the military preceptor of the Kauravas and Pāṇḍavas.

3) an epithet of Vasiṣṭha.

Derivable forms: kumbhasaṃbhavaḥ (कुम्भसंभवः).

Kumbhasaṃbhava is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kumbha and saṃbhava (संभव).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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