Ehireyahira, Ehireyāhira: 1 definition

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Ehireyahira 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.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ (Kāvya)

Ehireyāhira (एहिरेयाहिर) in Prakrit refers to “comes and goes”, as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).—Notes: this popular formation is based on the analytical expression “ehi re yāhi re”, come, go (Wackernagel II. 1 p. 329; Renou 1961 p. 122). The compound ehireyāhirā is attested late: Bloomfield 1919 p. 224-25. For other references, cf. Bloomfield 1924 p. 227 (where he specifies that this word appears only in Jaina literature).

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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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