Kushagra, Kuśāgra, Kusha-agra: 11 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Kuśāgra can be transliterated into English as Kusagra or Kushagra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-graḥ-grā-graṃ) Sharp, shrewd, intelligent. n.
(-graṃ) The sharp point of the Kusa grass. E. kuśa, and agra point.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kuśāgra (कुशाग्र).—n. the point of a blade of kuśa grass.
Kuśāgra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kuśa and agra (अग्र).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kuśāgra (कुशाग्र):—[from kuśa] n. the sharp point of a blade of the Kuśa grass, [Mahābhārata iii, 11023]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of a prince (the son of Bṛhad-ratha), [Harivaṃśa 1807; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
3) [v.s. ...] mfn. sharp, shrewd, [Horace H. Wilson]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kuśāgra (कुशाग्र):—[kuśā+gra] (graḥ-grā-graṃ) a. Sharp. m. The sharp point of Kusha grass.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Kuśāgra (कुशाग्र):—(a) sharp; pointed; ~[tā] perspicacity; sharpness; ~[buddhi] sharp, of keen intelligence perspicacious.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Kuśāgra (ಕುಶಾಗ್ರ):—[adjective] (fig.) quick, acute or penetrating in perception or intellect; acutely sensitive in seeing, hearing, etc.; clever; shrewd; sharp.
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Kuśāgra (ಕುಶಾಗ್ರ):—[noun] = ಕುಶಸೂಚಿ [kushasuci].
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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The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
Tattvartha Sutra (with commentary) (by Vijay K. Jain)
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Part 5: Founding of Rājagṛha < [Chapter VI - Adoption of right-belief by Śreṇika]
Part 4: Tests of the princes < [Chapter VI - Adoption of right-belief by Śreṇika]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 3 - Why is it called Gṛdhrakūṭaparvata (vulture peak mountain) < [Chapter V - Rājagṛha]
Part 2 - The origins of Rājagṛha < [Chapter V - Rājagṛha]
The Matsya Purana (critical study) (by Kushal Kalita)
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)