Kupatha, aka: Ku-patha; 8 Definition(s)

Introduction

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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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.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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

Pali-English dictionary

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kupatha : (m.) wrong path.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Kupatha, (kuṃ+patha) wrong path (cp. kummagga) Miln. 390. (Page 221)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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kupatha (कुपथ).—m (S A bad road.) A lax or devious course; irreligion, heresy, heterodoxy.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kupatha (कुपथ).—m A devious course; irreligion, heresy.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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-English dictionary

Kupatha (कुपथ).—

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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English 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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