Utkala, aka: Utkalā; 3 Definition(s)
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1a) Utkala (उत्कल).—A son of Dhruva by Ilā; a jīvanmukta; did not like the throne or the kingdom but gave himself up entirely to penance.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 10. 2; 13. 6-10.
1b) An asura, and a follower of Vṛtra in his battle with Indra. Took part in the Devāsura war between Bali and Indra, and fought with Māṭṛs or mother goddesses.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VI. 10. 20; VIII. 10. 21 & 33.
- 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 1. 41; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 60. 18; Matsya-purāṇa 12. 17; Vāyu-purāṇa 69. 240; 85. 19.
- 2) Matsya-purāṇa 145. 103.
1e) The Vindhya tribes.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 45. 132; Matsya-purāṇa 114. 54; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 16. 63.
1f) The state over which Utkala ruled.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 85. 19; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 60. 18.
2) Utkalā (उत्कला).—The queen of Samrāṭ, and mother of Marīci.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 15. 15.
The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Utkala (उत्कल):—One of the sons of Sudyumna (son of Vaivasvata Manu). (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa)(Source): Wisdom Library: Hinduism
Languages of India and abroad
utkaḷa (उत्कळ).—f (utkalikā S) Eagerness: also impatience. v yē.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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.
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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.1.206 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya: Renunciation]
Verse 2.1.160 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya: Renunciation]
Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 13 - Description of the Descendants of Dhruva Maharaja < [Canto IV - The Creation of the Fourth Order]
Chapter 10 - The Battle Between the Demigods and the Demons < [Canto VIII - Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations]
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