Kumbhinasa, aka: Kumbhīnasa, Kumbhi-nasa; 2 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Kumbhīnasa (कुम्भीनस).—An asura and a notorious philanderer. (Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 39, Verse 7).

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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-English dictionary

Kumbhinasa in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [K] · next »

Kumbhīnasa (कुम्भीनस).—a kind of venomous serpent; उद्वेल्लन्ति पुराणरोहिणतरु- स्कन्धेषु कुम्भीनसाः (udvellanti purāṇarohiṇataru- skandheṣu kumbhīnasāḥ) U.2.29.

Derivable forms: kumbhīnasaḥ (कुम्भीनसः).

Kumbhīnasa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kumbhī and nasa (नस).

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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