Kundagolaka, Kunda-golaka, Kuṇḍagolaka, Kuṇḍagolakā, Kumdagolaka: 9 definitions


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In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Kundagolaka in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Kuṇḍagolakā (कुण्डगोलका) refers to the “ball of vital seed”, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra (Yogakhaṇḍa), a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “She moves in the middle of the Stone in an anticlockwise circle. The energy Vāmā, who is called Anantā (Endless) and the soul (jīva), is the ball of vital seed (kuṇḍagolakā). (Her) rotation is spherical, she is a spark (of consciousness) (kākinyā) and her form is Unstruck Sound (haṃsa)”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kundagolaka in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kuṇḍagōlaka (कुंडगोलक).—m See explained under gōlaka.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kundagolaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kuṇḍagolaka (कुण्डगोलक).—

1) gruel.

2) a group of कुण्ड (kuṇḍa) and गोलक (golaka) (taken together); cf. परदारेषु जायेते द्वौ पुत्रौ कुण्डगोलकौ । पत्यौ जीवति कुण्डः स्यात् मृते भर्तरि गोलकः (paradāreṣu jāyete dvau putrau kuṇḍagolakau | patyau jīvati kuṇḍaḥ syāt mṛte bhartari golakaḥ) || Manusmṛti 3.174.

Derivable forms: kuṇḍagolakam (कुण्डगोलकम्).

Kuṇḍagolaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kuṇḍa and golaka (गोलक). See also (synonyms): kuṇḍagola, kuṇḍīgola, kuṇḍīgolaka.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kuṇḍagolaka (कुण्डगोलक).—m.

(-kaḥ) Sour rice gruel: see kāñjika. E. kuṇḍa a pitcher, guḍ to preserve, ṇvul affix, ḍa is changed to la.

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

1) Kuṇḍagolaka (कुण्डगोलक):—[=kuṇḍa-golaka] [from kuṇḍa] n. sour rice, gruel, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] m. [dual number] = kuṇḍa-golau, [Manu-smṛti iii, 156 and 174; Mahābhārata iii, 13366.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kuṇḍagolaka (कुण्डगोलक):—[kuṇḍa-golaka] (kaḥ) 1. m. Sour rice gruel.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kundagolaka 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kundagolaka in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kuṃḍagōlaka (ಕುಂಡಗೋಲಕ):—

1) [noun] a liquid food of oatmeal etc. boiled in sour buttermilk; sour gruel.

2) [noun] a man born of parents not married to each other; illegitimate son.

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Kuṃḍagōḷaka (ಕುಂಡಗೋಳಕ):—[noun] = ಕುಂಡಗೋಲಕ [kumdagolaka].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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