Madhukulya, Madhukulyā, Madhu-kulya: 8 definitions


Madhukulya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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

Madhukulyā (मधुकुल्या).—(River) in Kuśadvīpa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 20. 15; Vāyu-purāṇa 109. 17; 112. 30.
Purana book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of madhukulya in the context of Purana from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Madhukulya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

madhukulyā (मधुकुल्या).—f pl (madhu & kulyā River.) Rivers of honey. Used as ghṛtakulyā &c. to express an overflowing plenty of honey and good things at a feast.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

madhukulyā (मधुकुल्या).—f pl Rivers of honey.

context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

Discover the meaning of madhukulya in the context of Marathi from relevant books on Exotic India

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Madhukulya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Madhukulyā (मधुकुल्या).—a stream of honey.

Madhukulyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms madhu and kulyā (कुल्या).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Madhukulyā (मधुकुल्या).—f.

(-lyā) A stream of honey.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Madhukulyā (मधुकुल्या):—[=madhu-kulyā] [from madhu] f. a stream of honey, h° in str°, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a river in Kuśa-dvīpa, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Madhukulya in German

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of madhukulya in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: