Bharataputra, Bhārataputra, Bharata-putra: 6 definitions


Bharataputra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.

India history and geography

Source: Singhi Jain Series: Ratnaprabha-suri’s Kuvalayamala-katha (history)

Bharataputra (भरतपुत्र) refers to a type of dance (naṭa) performed during the Kaumudi-Mahotsava festival celebrated on the Śaratpaurṇimā in ancient India, as vividly depicted in the Kathās (narrative poems) such as Uddyotanasūri in his 8th-century Kuvalayamālā (a Prakrit Campū, similar to Kāvya poetry).—Page 103.15: Here is a reference of the Kaumudī-Mahotsava celebrated in a the city of Campā on the Śaratpaurṇimā day (line 32). It was attended by great festivities of music, dance and drama. In the city-square a Naṭa gave demonstration of his dance. The Naṭa is called Bharataputra, i.e., the follower of Bharata or an adept in Nāṭya-śāstra.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

bhārataputra (भारतपुत्र).—m Sons of Ind, Indians.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bharataputra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bharataputra (भरतपुत्र).—an actor; a mime.

Derivable forms: bharataputraḥ (भरतपुत्रः).

Bharataputra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bharata and putra (पुत्र). See also (synonyms): bharataputraka.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bharataputra (भरतपुत्र).—[masculine] actor, mime.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bharataputra (भरतपुत्र):—[=bharata-putra] [from bharata > bhara] ([Ratnāvalī; Bālarāmāyaṇa]) ([cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]) m. ‘son of Bh°’, an actor, mime.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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