Kushavarta, Kuśāvarta: 5 definitions
Kushavarta 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.
The Sanskrit term Kuśāvarta can be transliterated into English as Kusavarta or Kushavarta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
1) Kuśāvarta (कुशावर्त).—Son of King Ṛṣabha, Kuśāvarta had nineteen brothers, viz. Bharata, Ilāvarta, Brahmāvarta, Āryāvarta, Malaya, Bhadraketu, Sena, Indraspṛk, Vidarbha, Kīkaṭa, Kavi, Hari, Antarīkṣa, Prabuddha, Pippalāyana, Āvirhotra, Dramiḍa, Camasa and Karabhājana. (Bhāgavata, 5th Skandha).
2) Kuśāvarta (कुशावर्त).—A holy place in ancient Indra. (Anuśāsana Parva, Chapter 25, Verse 13).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Kuśāvarta (कुशावर्त).—A tīrtha sacred to Pitṛs.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 22. 69.
1b) A son of Ṛṣabha.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 4. 10.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kuśāvarta (कुशावर्त):—[from kuśa] m. Name of a Tīrtha or passage of the Ganges, [Viṣṇu-smṛti, viṣṇu-sūtra, vaiṣṇava-dharma-śāstra; Mahābhārata xiii, 1700; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Śiva-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of a son of Ṛṣabha, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa v, 4, 10]
3) [v.s. ...] of a Muni, [Brahma-purāṇa]
4) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] the family of that Muni, [ib.]
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Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter LXXXI - A brief description of holy pools and sanctuaries < [Agastya Samhita]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)
Chapter 81 - The Importance of Gaṅgā < [Section 6 - Uttara-Khaṇḍa (Concluding Section)]
Chapter 11 - A list of sacred places (tīrtha) < [Section 1 - Sṛṣṭi-khaṇḍa (section on creation)]
The Bhagavata Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 4 - The miraculous history of Ṛṣabha < [Book 5 - Fifth Skandha]
Chapter 20 - Various Creations of Brahmā < [Book 3 - Third Skandha]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 27 - The greatness of the Jyotirliṅga Tryambakeśvara < [Section 4 - Koṭirudra-Saṃhitā]