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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
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 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.
Languages of India and abroad
Kundadanta (कुन्ददन्त).—a. One whose teeth are like the jasmine.
Kundadanta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kunda and danta (दन्त). See also (synonyms): kundasama.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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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)]