Gunakathana, Guṇakathana, Guna-kathana: 2 definitions
Gunakathana 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.
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Guṇakathana (गुणकथन).—extolling, praising.
2) a condition or state of mind of the hero of a drama to which he is reduced by Cupid.
Derivable forms: guṇakathanam (गुणकथनम्).
Guṇakathana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms guṇa and kathana (कथन).
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.
Guṇakathana (ಗುಣಕಥನ):—[noun] = ಗುಣಗಾನ [gunagana].
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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Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Malatimadhava (study) (by Jintu Moni Dutta)
Part 1.3a - Śṛṅgāra Rasa (Erotic Sentiment) < [Chapter 2 - Literary Study of the Mālatīmādhava]