Kutilaksha, Kuṭilākṣa: 1 definition



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The Sanskrit term Kuṭilākṣa can be transliterated into English as Kutilaksa or Kutilaksha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Kutilaksha in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Kuṭilākṣa (कुटिलाक्ष).—The commander-in-chief of Bhaṇḍa; stationed troops on all sides of the city and got the army ready for action. Sent Durmada, Kuraṇḍa, Karaṅka and others to the field, all being slain; attacked Cakraratha from the front and fled back in fear. Sent again 30 sons of Bhaṇḍa, and lastly went with Bhaṇḍa for the war.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 21. 77-100; 22-26 (all chapters); 27-10; 29. 8.
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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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