Kuruka: 6 definitions
Kuruka 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study
Kuruka (कुरुक) is the son of Vijaya and grandson of Dhundhu, according to the Vaṃśānucarita section of the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, [...] Dṛḍhāśva’s son was Hariścandra and Rohita was the son of Hariścandra. Dhundhu was the son of Rohita. Dhundhu had two sons—Sudeva and Vijaya. Kuruka was born to Vijaya. Vṛka was born of Kuruka, and from Vṛka was born Bāhu.
Kuruka is known as Ruruka in the Viṣṇupurāṇa chapter IV.3.
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
Kuruka (कुरुक):—[from kuru] m. Name of a prince ([varia lectio] for ruruka), [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a man of small or short stature.
2) [noun] a man of slight consequence.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Ends with: Uttarakuruka.
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Tiruvaymoli (Thiruvaimozhi): English translation (by S. Satyamurthi Ayyangar)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 3 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 1 - The Aḻagiyas from Nāthamuni to Rāmānuja < [Chapter XVIII - An Historical and Literary Survey of the Viśiṣṭādvaita School of Thought]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 1.2 - Lingodbhava-murti (depiction of the pillar of fire) < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]