mf(ī-)n. (gaRabidādi-) a patronymic fr. kaśyapa- (designating an old grammarian[ ] and many other persons, including some, whose family-name was unknown [Comm. on ];many subdivisions of kāśyapa- families are known exempli gratia, 'for example'urubilvā-k-, gayā-k-, daśabala-k-, nadī-k-, mahā-k-hasti-k-)
f. the earth (according to a legend of the purāṇa-s, paraśu-rāma-, after the destruction of the kṣatriya- race and the performance of an aśvamedha- sacrifice, presented the sovereignty of the earth to kaśyapa-)
काश्यपः 1 N. of a celebrated sage. -2 N. of Kaṇāda. -3 An epithet of Aruṇa. -पी The earth; Mb.13.62.62. तानपि दधासि मातः काश्यपि यातस्तवापि च विवेकः Bv.1.68. -पम् Flesh. -Comp. -नन्दनः 1 an epithet of Garuḍa. -2 N. of Aruṇa. -3 a god. -4 a demon.
(‘Descendant of Kaśyapa’) is mentioned in the Jaiminīya Upanisad Brāhmana as a pupil of Rśyaśrñga. In the Vamśa Brāhmana, as śāvasāyana, he is a pupil of his father śavas, who again was a pupil of Kāśyapa.
adjective a fish (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a patr. from Kaśyapa (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a sort of deer (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
belonging to Kaśyapa (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of Aruṇa (the sun) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of Viṣṇu (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
relating to or connected with Kaśyapa (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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