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 (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Kushavarta in Purana glossary
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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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»] — Kushavarta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: 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.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Kushavarta in German

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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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