Gabhastiman, Gabhastimān: 2 definitions
Gabhastiman 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.
Kavya (poetry)Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara
Gabhastimān (गभस्तिमान्) is the name a locality mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—One of the nine parts of Bhāratavarṣa. According to Purāṇa and Kāvyamīmāṃsā the division of nine parts, it is locate in the south-west of India.
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’.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Gabhastimān (गभस्तिमान्).—An island. Once the valiant Sahasrabāhu conquered and subjugated it. (Mahābhārata Sabhā Parva, Chapter 38).
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.
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The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter LVII - Cosmogeny of Hell and the nether regions < [Agastya Samhita]
Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara (Study) (by Debabrata Barai)
Part 8.3 - Rājaśekhara’s concepts of Bhāratavarṣa (undivided india) < [Chapter 5 - Analyasis and Interpretations of the Kāvyamīmāṃsā]
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 172 - Glory of Bharateśvara (Bharata-īśvara) < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 279 - Greatness of Cyavanāditya (Cyavana-āditya) < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 85 - Granting of Boons to Durvāsas < [Section 2 - Uttarārdha]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)