Antargiri, Antar-giri: 8 definitions
Antargiri means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Antargiri (अन्तर्गिरि).—A place in between the Himālaya ranges. (Mahābhārata, Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 9, Verse 49). Arjuna conquered this place. (Mahābhārata, Sabhā Parva, Chapter 27, Verse 3).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Antargiri (अन्तर्गिरि).—A tribe.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 114. 44.
Antargiri (अन्तर्गिरि) refers to the name of a Mountain mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. II.24.2). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Antar-giri) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Antargiri (अन्तर्गिरि) is the name of a country pertaining to the Oḍramāgadhī local usage (pravṛtti) according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 14. It is also known by the name Antargira. These pravṛttis provide information regarding costumes, languages, and manners in different countries of the world. It is mentioned that this local usage (adopted by these countries) depends on the verbal style (bhāratī) and the graceful style (kaiśikī).
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).
India history and geogprahySource: archive.org: Nilamata Purana: a cultural and literary study (history)
1) Antargiri (अन्तर्गिरि) refers to the “great central himalaya” mountain range according to the Nīlamatapurāṇa.—Two parallel and ascending lines of the Himalayan ranges known as the Lesser Himalaya and the Great Central Himalaya are referred to in the Nīlamata under the terms “Bahirgiri” and “Antargiri”. The Pāli literature designates them as Chulla Himavanta and Maha Himavanta. The Mahābhārata and the Aṣṭādhyāyī know one more division Upagiri which signifies the Tarai or Siwalik range.
2) Antargiri (अन्तर्गिरि) is the name of a tribe mentioned as inhabiting the region around ancient Kaśmīra (Kashmir valley) according to the Nīlamatapurāṇa.—The Antargiris and Bahirgiris must have been the hilly tribes inhabiting the Himalayan ranges known as the Great Central Himalaya and the Lesser Himalaya.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Antargiri (अन्तर्गिरि).—ind. in mountains. अध्यास्तेन्तर्गिरं यस्मात् करतन्नावैति कारणम् (adhyāstentargiraṃ yasmāt karatannāvaiti kāraṇam) Bk.5.87.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Antargiri (अन्तर्गिरि).—m. land lying in the midst of mountains, Mahābhārata 2, 1012.
Antargiri is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms antar and giri (गिरि).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Antargiri (अन्तर्गिरि):—[=antar-giri] m. ‘situated among the mountains’, Name of a country, [Mahābhārata]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Starts with: Antargiribahirgira.
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The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
The Nilamata Purana (by Dr. Ved Kumari)
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
The Natyashastra (by Bharata-muni)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)