Kundadanta, aka: Kunda-danta, Kuṇḍadanta; 2 Definition(s)
Kundadanta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
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
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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Search found 1 books and stories containing Kundadanta, Kunda-danta or Kuṇḍadanta. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter CLXXX - Brahma gita: the story on austere devotee < [Book VII - Nirvana prakarana part 2 (nirvana prakarana)]
Chapter CLXXXV - Admonition to and clairvoyance of kundadanta < [Book VII - Nirvana prakarana part 2 (nirvana prakarana)]
Chapter CLXXXIV - A lecture on the all comprehensiveness of the soul < [Book VII - Nirvana prakarana part 2 (nirvana prakarana)]
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