Adanna, Adaṇṇa: 1 definition
Adanna 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.
Kavya (poetry)Source: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ (Kāvya)
Adaṇṇa (अदण्ण) in Prakrit (or Ardana in Sanskrit) refers to “depressed, dejected”, as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).—[(57) 101.27], §2, = addaṇṇa384 [(17) 29.5], § 2 "depressed, dejected" (CDIAL 642; Balbir 1986 p. 63, 74); the word appears in the same stereotypical context: cf. patterns.
Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.
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