Kundivrisha, Kuṇḍīvṛṣa: 4 definitions



Kundivrisha 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.

The Sanskrit term Kuṇḍīvṛṣa can be transliterated into English as Kundivrsa or Kundivrisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Kundivrisha in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Kuṇḍīvṛṣa (कुण्डीवृष).—An urban region in ancient India. (Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 56, Verse 9).

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kundivrisha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kuṇḍīvṛṣa (कुण्डीवृष):—[=kuṇḍī-vṛṣa] [from kuṇḍa] [varia lectio] for ṇḍā-v.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Kuṇḍīvṛṣa (कुण्डीवृष):—adj. ein tadelndes Beiwort von Personen [Harivaṃśa 11162.] Der [Scholiast] hat kuṇḍāvṛṣāḥ gelesen, was er folgendermaassen erklärt: kuṇḍāyāmamṛte jīvati patyau jārajātāyāṃ vṛṣāḥ retaḥsektāraḥ .

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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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