Candamahasena, Caṇḍamahāsena: 6 definitions
Candamahasena 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Chandamahasena.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Caṇḍamahāsena (चण्डमहासेन).—General. A very prominent and reputed king of Ujjayini. Vāsavadattā, wife of Udayana was his daughter. (See full article at Story of Caṇḍamahāsena from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)
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.
Kavya (poetry)Source: Wisdom Library: Kathāsaritsāgara
Caṇḍamahāsena (चण्डमहासेन) is the name of a King from Ujjayinī, who was previously known as Mahāsena, according to the Kathāsaritsāgara, chapter 11. His father was named Jayasena, who was the son of Mahendravarman. Caṇḍamahāsena had two sons named Gopālaka and Pālaka and a daughter named Vāsavadattā.
The Kathāsaritsāgara (‘ocean of streams of story’), mentioning Caṇḍamahāsena, is a famous Sanskrit epic story revolving around prince Naravāhanadatta and his quest to become the emperor of the vidyādharas (celestial beings). The work is said to have been an adaptation of Guṇāḍhya’s Bṛhatkathā consisting of 100,000 verses, which in turn is part of a larger work containing 700,000 verses.
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’.
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Kashmiri Overseas Association: Kasheer september 2008 issue
King Chandamahasena of Ujjayini, who is anxious to marry his daughter Vasavadatta to Udayana. The marriage takes place as Kaushambi
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Caṇḍamahāsena (चण्डमहासेन):—[=caṇḍa-mahā-sena] [from caṇḍa > caṇḍ] m. Name of a king of Ujjayinī, [Viddhaśālabhañjikā ii, 0/1; Kathāsaritsāgara xi, 7 and 40.]
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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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Partial matches: Sena.
Full-text (+1): Gopalaka, Palaka, Jayasena, Vasavadatta, Bhadravati, Mahendravarman, Kancanamala, Buddhadatta, Ashadhaka, Nadagiri, Talabhata, Vasantaka, Yaugandharayana, Mahasena, Angaravati, Angaraka, Yogeshvara, Pulindaka, Mayavati, Virabahu.
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