Candanagiri, Candana-giri: 3 definitions


Candanagiri 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 Chandanagiri.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara

Candanagiri (चन्दनगिरि) is the name a locality mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—In the Bālarāmāyaṇa (ch. VII, 45), Rājaśekhara mentions Rāmasetu was built in continuation of the Candanagiri. It is placed on the Malayagiri or the southern portion of the Western Ghats.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (C) next»] — Candanagiri in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Candanagiri (चन्दनगिरि).—the Malaya mountain; चन्दनाद्रेस्तदास्कन्दत्रासभ्रश्यदहिच्छलात् (candanādrestadāskandatrāsabhraśyadahicchalāt) Rāj. T.4. 156.

Derivable forms: candanagiriḥ (चन्दनगिरिः).

Candanagiri is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms candana and giri (गिरि). See also (synonyms): candanācala, candanādri.

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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. 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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