Kotara

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Author: Laxman Burdak IFS (R)

Kotara (कोटर) is name of a Forest mentioned by Panini as Koṭarāvana (कोटरावन). [1]

Mention by Panini

Kotaravana कोटरावन) is name of a Forest mentioned by Panini in Ashtadhyayi under Kotaradi (कोटरादि) (6.3.117) group. [2]

History

Kotara is a village in Sarangarh (सारणगढ) tahsil of Raigarh district in Chhattisgarh.

In Mahabharata

Shalya Parva, Mahabharata/Book IX Chapter 45 provides the List of the mothers who became the companions when Skanda was installed. Kotara (कॊटरा) is mentioned in verse (IX.45.17).[3]

External links

References

  1. V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.41, 511
  2. V. S. Agrawala: India as Known to Panini, 1953, p.511
  3. 17 मण्डॊदरी च तुण्डा च कॊटरा मेघवासिनी, सुभगा लम्बिनी लम्बा वसु चूडा विकत्थनी (IX.45.17)