Uttarakoshala, Uttarakośalā, Uttarakosalā, Uttara-kosala, Uttara-koshala: 9 definitions

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Introduction:

Uttarakoshala 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 term Uttarakośalā can be transliterated into English as Uttarakosala or Uttarakoshala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Uttarakosala (उत्तरकोसल).—An ancient country in Bhārata. It is mentioned in the Mahābhārata, Sabhā Parva, Chapter 30, Stanza 3 that Bhīmasena conquered Uttara Kosala.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Uttarakośalā (उत्तरकोशला).—The kingdom of Lava.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 88. 200.
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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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Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara

Uttarākośala (उत्तराकोशल) is the name a locality mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—The kingdom of Oudh, which had divided into two divisions: uttarakośala and Kośala. There Ayodhyā and Kusavatī were the capital of the two Kośalas respectively.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Uttarakoshala in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Uttarakosalā (उत्तरकोसला).—(m. pl.) the northern Kosalas; पितुरनन्तरमुत्तरकोसलान् (pituranantaramuttarakosalān) R.9.1.

Derivable forms: uttarakosalāḥ (उत्तरकोसलाः).

Uttarakosalā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uttara and kosalā (कोसला).

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Uttarakośalā (उत्तरकोशला).—the city of Ayodhyā; यदुपतेः क्व गता मथुरा पुरी रघुपतेः क्व गतोत्तरकोशला (yadupateḥ kva gatā mathurā purī raghupateḥ kva gatottarakośalā) || Udb.

Uttarakośalā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms uttara and kośalā (कोशला).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Uttarakośalā (उत्तरकोशला).—f.

(-lā) The city of Ayodhya, the modern Oude. E. uttara north, kośalā a district so called.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Uttarakosala (उत्तरकोसल).—[masculine] the northern Kosalas.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Uttarakośalā (उत्तरकोशला):—[=uttara-kośalā] [from uttara > ut-tama] f. the city Ayodhyā (the modern Oude), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Uttarakośalā (उत्तरकोशला):—[uttara-kośalā] (lā) 1. f. The city Ayodhya or Oude.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Uttarakosala (उत्तरकोसल):——

1) m. Pl. die nördlichen Kosala.

2) *f. ā Bez. der Stadt Ayodhyā.

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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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