Kundadanta, aka: Kunda-danta, Kuṇḍadanta; 2 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purāṇa

Kuṇḍadanta (कुण्डदन्त).—A Videha brahmin, Kuṇḍadanta gave up his worldly possession for the attainment of spiritual knowledge, and sought the help of sage Kadamba. Finding that he had not yet completely mastered the senses Kadamba sent him to Ayodhyā, where he lived with Śrī Rāma, and Vasiṣṭha taught him the necessary texts on the subject so that he attained spiritual knowledge. (Yogavāsiṣṭha).

(Source): archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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