Kurupancala, Kurupāñcāla, Kurupañcālā, Kuru-pancala: 7 definitions


Kurupancala 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Kurupanchala.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

Kurupāñcāla (कुरुपाञ्चाल).—The combined name for Kuru and Pāñcāla in ancient India. (Bhīṣma Parva Chapter 9, Verse 56).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Kurupāñcāla (कुरुपाञ्चाल).—(c)—a kingdom of Madhyadeśa;1 a tribe; a Janapada.2

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 16. 40; Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 3. 15.
  • 2) Matsya-purāṇa 114. 34; Vāyu-purāṇa 45. 109.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Kurupāñcāla (कुरुपाञ्चाल) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.37, VIII.30.62, VIII.30.79) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kuru-pāñcāla) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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»] — Kurupancala in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kurupañcālā (कुरुपञ्चाला).—Name of a country; कुरुपञ्चालानां ब्राह्मणाः (kurupañcālānāṃ brāhmaṇāḥ) Bṛ. Up.3.9.19.

Derivable forms: kurupañcālāḥ (कुरुपञ्चालाः).

Kurupañcālā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kuru and pañcālā (पञ्चाला).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kurupañcāla (कुरुपञ्चाल).—[masculine] [plural] the Kurus and Pañcālas.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kurupañcāla (कुरुपञ्चाल):—[=kuru-pañcāla] [from kuru] m. [plural] the Kurus and Pañcālas, [Kāṭhaka; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata]

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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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