Drishyakavya, Dṛśyakāvya, Drishya-kavya: 3 definitions


Drishyakavya 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.

The Sanskrit term Dṛśyakāvya can be transliterated into English as Drsyakavya or Drishyakavya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Kavyashastra (science of poetry)

[«previous next»] — Drishyakavya in Kavyashastra glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Elements of Art and Architecture in the Trtiyakhanda of the Visnudharmottarapurana (kavya)

Dṛśyakāvya (दृश्यकाव्य) refers to one of the two types of Kāvya (“poetry”), according to the Sāhityadarpaṇa.—There are two broad divisions of kāvya (poetry) viz., dṛśyakāvya and śravyakāvya.

Dṛśyakāvyas in Sanskrit are mainly divided into two groups, viz.,

  1. rūpaka and
  2. uparūpaka.
Kavyashastra book cover
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Kavyashastra (काव्यशास्त्र, kāvyaśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian tradition of poetry (kavya). Canonical literature (shastra) of the includes encyclopedic manuals dealing with prosody, rhetoric and various other guidelines serving to teach the poet how to compose literature.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Drishyakavya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dṛśyakāvya (दृश्यकाव्य):—[dṛśya-kāvya] (vyaṃ) 1. n. The drama.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Drishyakavya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dṛśyakāvya (ದೃಶ್ಯಕಾವ್ಯ):—[noun] a literary composition meant to be enacted as a drama.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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