Antahpuri, Āntaḥpurī: 1 definition

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Antahpuri 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: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Āntaḥpurī (आन्तःपुरी) refers to a “maid servant of the inner apartments”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 19.65. Cāṇḍūpaṇḍita reads Āntaḥpurikī. Nārāyaṇa mentions this as a variant.

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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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