Ushtrakarnika, aka: Uṣṭrakarṇikā, Ushtra-karnika, Uṣṭrakarṇika; 2 Definition(s)

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Ushtrakarnika 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.

The Sanskrit terms Uṣṭrakarṇikā and Uṣṭrakarṇika can be transliterated into English as Ustrakarnika or Ushtrakarnika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana

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Uṣṭrakarṇika (उष्ट्रकर्णिक).—An ancient place in South India. Mention is made in Mahābhārata, Sabhā Parva, Chapter 31, Stanza 71, that this place was brought under control by Sahadeva.

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ushtrakarnika in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [U] · next »

Uṣṭrakarṇikā (उष्ट्रकर्णिका).—(pl.) Name of a country or its inhabitants, in the south.

Uṣṭrakarṇikā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uṣṭra and karṇikā (कर्णिका).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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