Parucchepa: 5 definitions
Parucchepa 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Paruchchhepa.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Parucchepa (परुच्छेप).—A sage of Vedic times who was a Sūktadraṣṭā. He used some sounds too often in his talks.
Nṛmedhas and Parucchepa vied with each other in their māntric skill. One day Nṛmedhas in great pride produced smoke from wet firewood without igniting it and then Parucchepa produced fire without firewood. Nṛmedhas admitted defeat. (Taittirīya Saṃhitā).
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Parucchepa (परुच्छेप).—[masculine] [Name] of a Ṛṣi.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Parucchepa (परुच्छेप):—[=paruc-chepa] [from paru] m. ([probably] [from] parut = rus + śepa) Name of a Ṛṣi (son of Divo-dāsa and author of [Ṛg-veda i, 127]), [Nirukta, by Yāska; Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śāṅkhāyana-brāhmaṇa]
2) Pārucchepa (पारुच्छेप):—mf(ī)n. derived from Paruc-chepa, [Brāhmaṇa]
3) n. Name of 2 Sāmans, [Ārṣeya-brāhmaṇa]
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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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