Gangagunadarsha, Gaṅgāguṇādarśa, Gangaguna-adarsha: 1 definition


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The Sanskrit term Gaṅgāguṇādarśa can be transliterated into English as Gangagunadarsa or Gangagunadarsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Shodhganga: A critical appreciation of soddhalas udayasundarikatha

Gaṅgāguṇādarśa (गङ्गागुणादर्श) of Dattātreya Śāstri relates on the plan of Viśvaguṇādarśa the merits and demerits of the Ganges in a conversation between two Gandharvas, Hāhā and Hūhū and finally the greatness of the river. The author lived in the village of Pangrada in Koṅkaṇa in 1863-1891. In 1891, he was made the principal of the Sanskrit college at Rājpur. He bore the title of Vidyarātna.

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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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