Glossary Of Sanskrit Terms G-L

Kratu – one of the seven great sages who were born directly from Lord Brahma.
Kriya-vidhana – a scripture containing injunctions for Vedic rituals.
Krodha – anger.
Krpana – a miserly man who wastes his life by not striving for spiritual realization.
Krpa-siddhi – perfection attained simply by the blessings of a great devotee or transcendentalist.
Krsna – the original, two-armed form of the Supreme Personality of Godhead.

Many people believe that a person is the brain or some part of the brain. You may be one of them. If so, the following should boggle your mind:
Recent studies on the turnover of the molecular population within a given nerve cell have indicated that ... their macromolecular contingent is renewed about ten thousand times in a lifetime.*
In other words, the matter making up each brain cell is completely renewed every three days.
Your brain—that mass of matter which is contained in your skull today—is not the same brain that was in your skull last week.
Science of Identity Foundation – Siddhaswarupananda
*Paul Weiss, “The Living System: Determinism Stratified,” in Arthur Koestler and J.R. Smythies, eds., Beyond Reductionism (London: Hutchinson, 1969), p. 13.

Krsnadasa Kaviraja – the great Vaisnava spiritual master who recorded the biography and teachings of Lord Caitanya Mahaprabhu in h is [Caitanya – caritamrta].
Krsna Dvaipayana Vedavyasa. [See:] Vyasadeva.
Krsna-katha – discussions by or about the Supreme Lord, Krsna.
Krsna-kirtana – the chanting of Krsna's name and pastimes.
Krsna-lila – the transcendental pastimes of Lord Krsna.
Krsnaloka – [See:] Goloka Vrndavana
Krsna-prasadam – [See: Prasadam].
Krta-yuga-Satya – yuga.
Ksatriya – a warrior or administrator; the second Vedic social order.
Ksatta – [See: ]Vidura.
Ksirodakasayi Visnu – the expansion of the Supreme Lord who enters the heart of every living being as the Supersoul.
Kulasekhara-a great devotee-king of South India and the author of [mukunda-mala – stotra,] prayers to Lord Krsna.
Kumaras – four learned ascetic sons of Lord Brahma appearing eternally as children.
Kunkuma – a red cosmetic powder.
Kunti – an aunt of Lord Krsna and the mother of the Pandavas.
Kurari (kurara) – a type of osprey.
Kurma – the Supreme Lord's incarnation as a tortoise.
Kuru – the founder of the dynasty in which the Pandavas, as well as their archrivals, the sons of Dhrtarastra, took birth.
Kurus – the descendants of Kuru, especially the sons of Dhrtarastra, who were enemies of the Pandavas.
Kusa – an auspicious grass used in Vedic rituals.
Kuruksetra – a place of pilgrimage held sacred since ancient times and the site of a great war fought five thousand years ago; loc ated near New Delhi, India.
Kuruksetra battle – a great battle resulting in the victory of the Pandavas over the Kurus. Just prior to it, Krsna spoke [Bhagavad-gita.]
Kuticaka – the first stage of the [sannyasa] order. The [kuticaka] lives in a hut nearby his village, and his family brings him food.
Kuvera – the treasurer of the demigods and father of Nalakuvara and Manigriva.
Laghima – the mystic perfection of becoming very light.
Laghu-bhagavatamrta – a book by srila Rupa Gosvami describing Krsna, His incarnations and His devotees.
Laksmi – the goddess of fortune and eternal consort of Lord Narayana.
Laksmi – narayana-the transcendental couple of Lord Krsna in His four- armed form and the goddess of fortune, Laksmi.
Liberation – freedom from the material concept of life; being situated in one's constitutional position as an eternal servant of God.
Lila – pastimes.
Lila-avataras – innumerable incarnations of the Supreme Lord who descend to the material world to display spiritual pastimes.
Lila-sakti – the energy of Krsna that helps to enact His pastimes.
Linga – the subtle body: mind, intelligence and false ego.
Locana dasa Thakura – a great Krsna conscious spiritual master.
Lobha – greed.
Loka – a planet.