Angabhumi, Aṅgabhūmi, Anga-bhumi: 1 definition



Angabhumi 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.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Aṅgabhūmi (अङ्गभूमि) refers to the “blade of a knife or sword”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 16.22. Aṅgabhūmī (dual) refers to the upper and lower portions or the two sides of a blade.

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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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