Kushagra, aka: Kuśāgra, Kusha-agra; 3 Definition(s)
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The Sanskrit term Kuśāgra can be transliterated into English as Kusagra or Kushagra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Kuśāgra (बृहद्रथ):—Son of Bṛhadratha (one of the sons of Uparicara Vasu, who was the son of Kṛtī). He had son named Ṛṣabha. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.22.7)Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana
Kuśāgra (कुशाग्र).—The son of Bṛhadratha and father of Ṛṣabha. (Vṛṣabha-m.p.).*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 22. 6; Matsya-purāṇa 50. 28; Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 223; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 19. 82.
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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Kuśāgra (कुशाग्र).—the sharp point of a blade of the Kuśa grass; hence often used in comp. in the sense of 'sharp', 'shrewd', 'penetrating' as intellect. °बुद्धि (buddhi) a. having a penetrating intellect, sharp, shrewd; (api) कुशाग्रबुद्धे कशली गुरुस्ते (kuśāgrabuddhe kaśalī guruste) R.5.4.
Derivable forms: kuśāgram (कुशाग्रम्).
Kuśāgra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kuśa and agra (अग्र).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 5: Founding of Rājagṛha < [Chapter VI - Adoption of right-belief by Śreṇika]
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Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 3 - Why is it called Gṛdhrakūṭaparvata (vulture peak mountain) < [Chapter V - Rājagṛha]
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The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
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