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In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

Source: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ (Kāvya)

Hakk (हक्क्) [hakkārei] in Prakrit means “to summon, to summon” (i.e., Brahmā-Asurā, king-subjects, divinity-community, king-statue, etc.), as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).—var. of hakk: mīl “to gather” the community melia [(9) 19.24], § 19; assembly of the gods saṃmīlya [(34) 62. 32], § 2; āhū “to summon” āhūya king-diviners [(36) 68.1], § 1; king-dignitaries [(43) 81.12], § 2; bolāv [(5) 10. 9], § 2.

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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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