Kumudadi, Kumudādi: 6 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Kumudādi (कुमुदादि).—One of those Vedic scholars, who belonged to the line of Vyāsa’s disciples. His forte was the Atharvaveda. Jaimini was a reputed disciple of Vyāsa. His son, Sumantu, taught his disciple Kabandha the Atharvaveda. Kabandha divided it into two between Devadarśa and Pathya. Medhā, Brahmabali, Śautkāyani and Pippalāda were the disciples of Devadarśa, and Jābāli, Kumudādi and Śaunaka were the disciples of Pathya. (Viṣṇu Purāṇa, Part 3, Chapter 6).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Kumudādi (कुमुदादि).—A pupil of Pathya.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 59; Vāyu-purāṇa 61. 52; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 6. 11.
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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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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Kumudādi (कुमुदादि).—A class of words (१) consisting of कुमुद, शर्करा, न्यग्रोध (kumuda, śarkarā, nyagrodha) etc. to which the taddhita affix ठक् (ṭhak) is applied in the four senses given in P.IV.2.67-70; e.g. कुमुदिकम्,शर्करिकम् (kumudikam, śarkarikam) etc(2) consisting of कुमुद गोमय, रथकार (kumuda gomaya, rathakāra) etc to which the taddhita affix इक (ika) (ठक् (ṭhak)) is applied in the senses referred to in (I): e.g. कौमुदिकम्, राथकारिकम् (kaumudikam, rāthakārikam) etc.; cf. Kāś, on P.IV.2.80.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kumudādi (कुमुदादि):—[from ku-muda > ku-mud] m. Name of a teacher, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

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Kumudadi in German

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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 (even English!). 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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