Hanumannataka, Hanumannāṭaka, Hanuman-nataka, Hanumanataka: 4 definitions

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Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Shodhganga: A critical study of the Hanumannāṭaka

Hanumannāṭaka (हनुमन्नाटक).—Śrī Dāmodara Miśra’s Hanuman-nāṭaka is a Mahānāṭaka (a fourteen act drama), dealing with the story of Rāma. Here is found the description of the events starting from Rāma’s birth up to the death of Rāvaṇa, Rāma’s coronation and Sītā’s exile. But some variations from the Rāmāyaṇa have been made in the construction of the plot of the drama.

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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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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Hanumannāṭaka (हनुमन्नाटक).—[neuter] T. of a drama.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Hanumannāṭaka (हनुमन्नाटक) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—It exists in two recensions, the more ancient by Dāmodara and explained by Mohanadāsa, and a recent one edited by Madhusūdana. Jones. 413. Io. 237. 320. 1830. Oxf. 142^b. 143. Paris. (B 127. 225. D 29). L. 1739. Khn. 44. K. 72. 74. B. 2, 126 (and—[commentary]). Report. Xiv. Ben. 37. 38. 40. Pheh. 5 (and—[commentary]). Rādh. 23. Oudh. Ix, 6. Xv, 36. Burnell. 174^a. Gu. 4. H. 102-4. Taylor. 1, 11. 80. 333. 476. Oppert. 588. 1087. 1975. 2662. 3669. 4668. 5126. 6117. 6703. 7044. 7454. Ii, 2268. 3226. 3748. 4833. 5602. 5866. 8428. 9073. Rice. 268. W. 1568. Peters. 3, 395. Verses from it Śp. p. 99.
—[commentary] by Candraśekhara. Io. 237.
—[commentary] by Nārāyaṇa. K. 74.
—[commentary] by Balabhadra Miśra. K. 76. Bp. 55. 263. 357.
—[commentary] by Mohanadāsa. W. p. 163. Oxf. 142^b. 143^a. L. 1740. K. 72. Report. Xiv. Ben. 40. Oudh. Ix, 6. Xv, 36. Xix, 46. H. 104.

Hanumannāṭaka has the following synonyms: Mahānāṭaka.

2) Hanumannāṭaka (हनुमन्नाटक):—See Mahānāṭaka.

3) Hanumannāṭaka (हनुमन्नाटक):—Fl. 450. Goldstu7cker 18. Oudh. Xxi, 48. Peters. 4, 31. Rgb. 466 (inc.). Stein 78.
—[commentary] by Balabhadra Miśra. Rgb. 466 (inc.).
—[commentary] by Mohanadāsa. Fl. 450. Oudh. Xxi, 48. Peters. 4, 31.

Hanumannāṭaka has the following synonyms: Mahānāṭaka.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Hanumannāṭaka (हनुमन्नाटक):—[=hanuman-nāṭaka] [from hanuman > hanu] n. Name of a drama (containing the story of the Rāmāyaṇa dramatized = mahā-n q.v.)

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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.

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