Kapalashiras, Kapālaśiras, Kapala-shiras: 5 definitions


Kapalashiras 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.

Kapalashiras has 3 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Kapālaśiras can be transliterated into English as Kapalasiras or Kapalashiras, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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[«previous next»] — Kapalashiras in Sanskrit glossary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Kapālaśiras (कपालशिरस्):—[Rāmāyaṇa 2, 54, 30.] : ṛṣayastatra bahavo vihṛtya śaradāṃ śatam . tapasā divamārūḍhāḥ kapālaśirasā saha .. Die beng. Rec. ( [2, 54, 32]) hat st. dessen kalāpaśirasā, welches [Gorresio] als Nomen proprium eines Muni auffasst.

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Kapālaśiras (कपालशिरस्):—wohl so v. a. mit kahlem Kopfe d. i. im hohen Alter. Schol.: bahudinamṛtanṛkapālavat śuklaṃ śirastena sahatena vidyamānenopalakṣitāstapasā . -. kecittu kapālaśiraseti śarīropalakṣaṇaṃ saśarīrāḥ svargaṃ gatā ityāhuḥ tanna .

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

Kapālaśiras (कपालशिरस्):—n. Kehlkopf.

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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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