Kupatha, Ku-patha: 9 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Kupatha (कुपथ).—A Dānava.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 6. 10; Vāyu-purāṇa 68. 10.
1b) A hill tribe; a mountain kingdom of the south.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 16. 67; Matsya-purāṇa 114. 47. 55; 121. 35.
Kupatha (कुपथ) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.59.25, I.65) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kupatha) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
kupatha : (m.) wrong path.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Kupatha, (kuṃ+patha) wrong path (cp. kummagga) Miln. 390. (Page 221)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kupatha (कुपथ).—m (S A bad road.) A lax or devious course; irreligion, heresy, heterodoxy.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
kupatha (कुपथ).—m A devious course; irreligion, heresy.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) a wrong road, bad way (fig. also).
2) a heterodox doctrine.
Derivable forms: kupathaḥ (कुपथः).
Kupatha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ku and patha (पथ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-thaṃ) 1. A bad road. 2. Immorality, profligacy. 3. Heterodox doctrine. E. ku bad, and pathin a road; also kāpatha.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kupatha (कुपथ):—[=ku-patha] [from ku] a m. a bad road, evil way, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] bad conduct
3) [v.s. ...] heterodox doctrine
4) [v.s. ...] mfn. walking in a wrong road
5) [v.s. ...] m. Name of an Asura or Dānava, [Mahābhārata i, 2664; Harivaṃśa]
6) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] Name of a people, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
7) [=ku-patha] b etc. See 1. ku.
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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Ends with: Sankupatha.
Search found 6 books and stories containing Kupatha, Ku-patha; (plurals include: Kupathas, pathas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 6 - Glorification of The Race of Danu < [Section 3 - Upodghāta-pāda]
Chapter 16 - The Description of Bharata < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)