Kundapayin, Kuṇḍapāyin: 5 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Kuṇḍapāyin (कुण्डपायिन्).—Sons of Nidhruva and Sumedhā.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 8. 31; Vāyu-purāṇa 70. 27.
Kuṇḍapāyin (कुण्डपायिन्) refers to one of the two sons of Sumedhā and Naidhruva: one of the two sons of Vatsara, according to one account of Vaṃśa (‘genealogical description’) of the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, [...] From Vatsara two sons were born namely Naidhruva and Raivya. Sumedhā gave birth to sons called Kuṇḍapāyin from Naidhruva.
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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kuṇḍapāyin (कुण्डपायिन्):—[=kuṇḍa-pāyin] [from kuṇḍa] mfn. drinking out of pitchers (yinām ayana n. a particular religious ceremony), [Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa; Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra] (cf. kauṇ ḍapāyina.)
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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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Brahma Sutras (Shankaracharya) (by George Thibaut)
III, 3, 40 < [Third Adhyāya, Third Pāda]
III, 3, 41 < [Third Adhyāya, Third Pāda]
III, 4, 34 < [Third Adhyāya, Fourth Pāda]
Mimamsa interpretation of Vedic Injunctions (Vidhi) (by Shreebas Debnath)
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 8 - The race of the sages: Atri and Vasiṣṭha < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]