Pulika, Pūlikā: 5 definitions
Pulika 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Pulika (पुलिक).—A kingdom on the Himālayas.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 121. 44.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Pūlikā (पूलिका).—A sort of sweet cake.
See also (synonyms): pūpalā, pūpalī, pūpālikā, pūpikā.
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Pūlikā (पूलिका).—A kind of cake.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pulika (पुलिक):—m. Name of a man, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
2) Pulikā (पुलिका):—[from pulika] f. yellowish alum, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) Pulīkā (पुलीका):—[from pulīkoya] f. a species of bird, [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā] (cf. kulīkā).
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Pulikacceti, Pulikaint, Pulikallu, Pulikampa, Pulikaya.
Ends with: Avartapulika, Gudapulika, Trinapulika, Vindhyapulika.
Full-text: Polika, Pulikeshin, Vindhyapulika, Vindhyaculika, Pupala, Pupalika, Pupika, Pupali, Poli, Pauli, Purika, Pulaka.
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Reviews < [April 1940]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)