Ulukhalaka, Ulūkhalaka: 7 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Ulūkhalaka (उलूखलक).—A pupil of Kṛta.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 35. 52.
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) A mortar; Rv.1.28.5.
2) Bdellium, a gummy substance or the plant which yields it. (Mar. gugguḷa).
Derivable forms: ulūkhalakam (उलूखलकम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) A name of Bdellium, a gummy substance, or the plant which produces it. E. kan added to the preceding.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ulūkhalaka (उलूखलक):—[from ulūkhala] n. a small mortar, mortar, [Ṛg-veda i, 28, 5] ([vocative case])
2) [v.s. ...] bdellium, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a Muni, [Vāyu-purāṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ulūkhalaka (उलूखलक):—(kaḥ) m. Idem.
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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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