Kundalika, aka: Kuṇḍalikā; 3 Definition(s)


Kundalika 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.

In Hinduism

Katha (narrative stories)

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Kuṇḍalikā (कुण्डलिका) refers to a “ring” or “wheel”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 10.116

Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa
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Katha (कथा, kathā) refers to narrative Sanskrit literature often inspired from epic legendry (itihasa) and poetry (mahākāvya). Some Kathas reflect socio-political instructions for the King while others remind the reader of important historical event and exploits of the Gods, Heroes and Sages.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Kuṇḍalikā (कुण्डलिका).—A circle; Hch.

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Kuṇḍalikā (कुण्डलिका).—A kind of sweetmeat (Mar. jilebī.)

See also (synonyms): kuṇḍalī.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kuṇḍalikā (कुण्डलिका).—(compare °laka, 3), water-jar: Av ii.87.5 uda-kapūrṇā °kā dattā; so mss., to be kept; confirmed by °laka (3) and Tibetan spyi blugs, vase (Das); Speyer em. unnecessarily to kuṇḍikā.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
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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. 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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