Girinagara, aka: Giri-nagara; 5 Definition(s)
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Girinagara (गिरिनगर) is the name a locality mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—Girinagara is well-known by the Girnar hills. In the Kāvyamīmāṃsā, describes this hill in the western India, situated at a small distance from the town of Junagadh in Kathiawar. This is now presumed to be the Raivatakagiri of the Purāṇas.Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara
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’.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)
-A monastery in Devapali built by Aggabodhi V. Cv.xlviii.3.Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
India history and geogprahySource: archive.org: Personal and geographical names in the Gupta inscriptions
Girinagara (गिरिनगर).—Girinagara is the well-known Girnār in Kathiawad. Śraddhikā is Sādhi, 5 miles south by west of Padrā, the head-quarters of the Padrā taluka in the Baroda District.Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Kalachuri-chedi era
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
Girinagara (गिरिनगर).—Name of a district in Dakṣiṇāpatha.
Derivable forms: girinagaram (गिरिनगरम्).
Girinagara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms giri and nagara (नगर).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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