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 kálpa [ kalpa ]

1 mf ( ā ) n. ( √ kḷp ), practicable, feasible, possible, ŚBr. ii, 4, 3, 3

proper, fit, able, competent, equal to ( with gen., loc., inf., or ifc.; e.g. dharmasya kalpaḥ, competent for duty; svakarmaṇi na kalpaḥ, not competent for his own work; yadā na śāsituṃ kalpaḥ, if he is not able to rule ), BhP.

( as ), m. a sacred precept, law, rule, ordinance ( = vidhi, nyāya ), manner of acting, proceeding, practice ( esp. that prescribed by the Vedas ), RV. ix, 9, 7, AV. viii, 9, 10 ; xx, 128 , 6-11, MBh.

( prathamaḥ kalpaḥ, a rule to be observed before any other rule, first duty, Mn. iii, 147, MBh. etc.; etena kalpena, in this way ; cf. paśu-k°, etc. ).

the most complete of the six Vedāṅgas ( that which prescribes the ritual and gives rules for ceremonial or sacrificial acts ), MuṇḍUp. Pāṇ. etc.

one of two cases, one side of an argument, an alternative ( = pakṣa ; c.f. vikalpa ), Sarvad.

investigation, research, Comm. on Sāṃkhyak.

resolve, determination, MW.

( in medic. ) treatment of the sick, manner of curing, Suśr. ii

the art of preparing medicine, pharmacy, Car.

the doctrine of poisons and antidotes, Suśr. i

( ifc. ) having the manner or form of anything, similar to, resembling, like but with a degree of inferiority, almost ( e.g. abhedya-kalpa, almost impenetrable; cf. prabhāta-k°, mṛta-k°, etc.; according to native grammarians, kalpa so used is an accentless affix [ Pāṇ. v. 3, 67 ], before which a final s is left unchanged, and final ī and ū shortened, Pāṇ. Vop.; kalpam ind., may be also connected with a verb, e.g. pacati- kalpam, he cooks pretty well, Kāś. on Pāṇ. viii. 1, 57 )

a fabulous period of time ( a day of Brahmā or one thousand Yugas , a period of four thousand, three hundred and twenty millions of years of mortals, measuring the duration of the world; a month of Brahmā is supposed to contain thirty such Kalpas; according to the MBh., twelve months of Brahmā constitute his year, and one hundred such years his lifetime; fifty years of Brahmā's are supposed to have elapsed, and we are now in the śvetavārāha-kalpa of the fifty-first; at the end of a Kalpa the world is annihilated; hence kalpa is said to be equal to kalpânta below, L.; with Buddhists the Kalpas are not of equal duration ), VP. BhP. Rājat. etc.

N. of Mantras which contain a form of √ kḷp TS. v, ŚBr. ix

a kind of dance

N. of the first astrological mansion, VarBṛS.

N. of a son of Dhruva and Bhrami, BhP. iv, 10, 1

of Śiva, MBh. xii, 10368

the tree of paradise

= -taru below, L.

( with Jainas ) a particular abode of deities ( cf. -bhava and kalpâtīta below )

( am ), n. a kind of intoxicating liquor ( incorrect for kalya ), L.

kálpa-kāra [ kalpakAra ]

m. an author of rules on ritual or ceremonies.

kálpa-keḍāra [ kalpakeDAra ]

m., N. of a medical work by Kālīśiva.

kálpa-kṣaya [ kalpakSaya ]

m. the end of a Kalpa, destruction of the world, Kathās.

kálpa-gā [ kalpagA ]

f., N. of a river, ŚivP.

kálpa-cintā-maṇi [ kalpacintAmaNi ]

m., N. of a work.

kálpa-tantra [ kalpatantra ]

n., N. of a work.

kálpa-taru [ kalpataru ]

m. one of the five trees ( cf. pañca-vṛkṣa ) of Svarga or Indra's paradise fabled to fulfil all desires ( cf. saṃkalpa-viṣaya ), the wishing tree, tree of plenty, Hit. Pañcat. Ragh. i, 75, xvii, 26

any productive or bountiful source, BhP. i, 1, 3

( fig. ) a generous person, MW.

N. of various works

-parimala m., N. of a work.

-rasa m. a particular kind of mixture, Bhpr.

kálpa-tā [ kalpatA ]

f. fitness, ability, competency, BhP. xi

kálpa-dūṣya [ kalpadUSya ]

n. cloth produced by the Kalpa-taru, Buddh.

kálpa-dru [ kalpadru ]

m. = -taru above

N. of various works

-kalikā f., N. of a work by Lakṣmī Vallabha expounding the Kalpa-sūtra of the Jainas.

kálpa-druma [ kalpadruma ]

m. = -taru above, Rājat. Daś. Kum. ii, 39 Pañcat. iii, 10

N. of various works [ cf. kavi-k° and śabdak° ]

-tantra n., N. of a work.

-kalikā f. = -drukalikā above

-tā f. state of possessing the qualities of a Kalpa-druma Ragh. xiv, 48

kalpadrumâvadāna n., N. of a Buddhist work.

kálpa-drumī-√ bhū [ kalpadrumIbhU ]

to become a Kalpa-druma, Kathās.

kálpa-dvīpa [ kalpadvIpa ]

m. a particular Samādhi, Kāraṇḍ.

kálpa-dhenu [ kalpadhenu ]

f., N. of the cow of plenty.

kálpa-nṛtya [ kalpanRtya ]

n. a particular kind of dance.

kálpa-pādapa [ kalpapAdapa ]

m. = -taru above, Naish.

kálpa-pāla [ kalpapAla ]

m. ' order-preserver ', a king, Rājat. [ -pālyā, Calc. ed. for -pālī ]

mf ( ī ). a distiller or seller of spirituous liquors, Rājat.

( see kalya-pāla. ).

kálpa-pradīpa [ kalpapradIpa ]

m., N. of a work.

kálpa-pradīpikā [ kalpapradIpikA ]

f., N. of a work.

kálpa-bhava [ kalpabhava ]

ās, m. pl., N. of a class of deities among the Jainas.

kálpa-mahīruh [ kalpamahIruh ]

( )

kálpa-mahīruha [ kalpamahIruha ]

m. = -taru Rājat. i, 1 Kathās.

kálpa-mātra [ kalpamAtra ]

m., N. of Śiva MBh. xii, 10368.

kálpa-yukti [ kalpayukti ]

f., N. of a work.

kálpa-latā [ kalpalatA ]

f. a fabulous creeper granting all desires, Śak. Bhartṛ. ii, 38

N. of various works [ cf. kavik° ]

-tantra n., N. of a Tantra

-prakāśa m., N. of a comm. on the Viṣṇu-bhakti-latā.

kálpa-latâvatāra [ kalpalatAvatAra ]

m., N. of a comm. of Kṛṣṇa on the Vījagaṇita.

kálpa-latikā [ kalpalatikA ]

f. = -latā Bhartṛ. i, 89

a kind of magical pill.

kálpa-vaṭa [ kalpavaTa ]

n., N. of a Tīrtha, KapSaṃh.

kálpa-varṣa [ kalpavarSa ]

m., N. of a prince ( son of Vasu-deva and Upa-devā ).

kálpa-vallī [ kalpavallI ]

f. = -latā, Kathās. i, 66

lii, 21.

kálpa-vāyu [ kalpavAyu ]

m. the wind that blows at the end of a Kalpa, W.

kálpa-viṭapin [ kalpaviTapin ]

m. = -taru, Kathās. xxii, 29

lxxxvi, 77.

kálpa-vidhi [ kalpavidhi ]

m. a rule resembling a ceremonial injunction, MW.

kálpa-vivaraṇa [ kalpavivaraNa ]

n., N. of a work.

kálpa-vṛkṣa [ kalpavRkSa ]

m. = -taru, MBh. Śak. Kum. vi, 6, Megh. Mṛcch

-latā f., N. of a work by Lollaṭa.

kálpa-śata [ kalpazata ]

Nom. Ā. °tāyate, to appear as long as a hundred Kalpas.

kálpa-śākhin [ kalpazAkhin ]

m. = -taru.

kálpa-siddhānta [ kalpasiddhAnta ]

m., N. of a Jaina work.

kálpa-sūtra [ kalpasUtra ]

n., N. of various ceremonial guides or manuals containing short aphoristic rules for the performance of Vedic sacrifices

N. of a medicinal work

N. of a Jaina work giving the life of Mahāvīra

-vyākhyā f., N. of a commentary on the Jaina Kalpa-sūtra.

kálpa-sthāna [ kalpasthAna ]

n. the art of preparing drugs, Car. vii

the science of poisons and antidotes, Suśr.

kalpâgni [ kalpAgni ]

m. the destroying fire at the end of a Kalpa, Veṇīs. 153.

kalpâṅka [ kalpAGka ]

m. a kind of plant, L.

kalpâtīta [ kalpAtIta ]

ās, m. pl., N. of a class of deities among the Jainas.

kalpâdi [ kalpAdi ]

m. the beginning of a Kalpa, W.

kalpâdhikārin [ kalpAdhikArin ]

m. the regent of a Kalpa, W.

kalpânupada [ kalpAnupada ]

n., N. of a work belonging to the Sāma-veda.

kalpânta [ kalpAnta ]

m. the end of a Kalpa, dissolution of all things, L. ( cf. pralaya )

-vāsin mfn. living at the end of a Kalpa, R. iii, 10, 4

-sthāyin mfn. lasting to the end of time, Hit. i, 50, BhP.

kalpântara [ kalpAntara ]

n. another Kalpa.

kalpêtara [ kalpetara ]

mf ( ā ) n. having or requiring a different kind of treatment, Suśr. ii, 216, 8.

kalpôtthāyin [ kalpotthAyin ]

mfn. MBh. v, 135, 35, misprint for kalyôtthāyin.

kalpôpaniṣad [ kalpopaniSad ]

f. ' science of medicine ', pharmacology, Car. i, 4.

kalpa [ kalpa ]

2. Nom. Ā. °pāyate, to become a Kalpa, to appear as long as a Kalpa, Hcar.