Candavikrama, aka: Caṇḍavikrama, Canda-vikrama; 2 Definition(s)
Candavikrama 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 Chandavikrama.
Katha (narrative stories)
Caṇḍavikrama (चण्डविक्रम) is the name of a king, according to the “story of the golden city”, in the to the Kathāsaritsāgara, chapter 26. Accordingly, “there is a king of the name of Caṇḍavikrama, lord of the southern region. I am his daughter, auspicious sir, a maiden named Vindurekhā. But a wicked Daitya, with flaming eyes, carried me off by treachery from my father’s house to-day and brought me here”.
The Kathāsaritsāgara (‘ocean of streams of story’), mentioning Caṇḍavikrama, 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.(Source): Wisdom Library: Kathāsaritsāgara
Katha (कथा, kathā) refers to narrative Sanskrit literature often inspired from epic legendry (itihasa) and poetry (mahākāvya). Some Kathas reflect socio-political instructions for the King while others remind the reader of important historical event and exploits of the Gods, Heroes and Sages.
Languages of India and abroad
Caṇḍavikrama (चण्डविक्रम).—a. of impetuous valour, fierce in prowess.
Caṇḍavikrama is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms caṇḍa and vikrama (विक्रम).(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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