Kumbhayoni, aka: Kumbha-yoni; 3 Definition(s)
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1) Kumbhayoni (कुम्भयोनि).—Agastya. (See under Agastya).
2) Kumbhayoni (कुम्भयोनि).—A Deva woman who danced in Indrasabhā when Arjuna came to Indraloka. (Vana Parva, Chapter 43, Verse 30).(Source): archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
Kumbhayoni (कुम्भयोनि).—A name of Agastya.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa I. 19. 10.
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Derivable forms: kumbhayoniḥ (कुम्भयोनिः).
Kumbhayoni is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kumbha and yoni (योनि).(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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