Haravarsha, aka: Hāravarṣa; 1 Definition(s)


Haravarsha 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.

The Sanskrit term Hāravarṣa can be transliterated into English as Haravarsa or Haravarsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Katha (narrative stories)

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Hāravarṣa (हारवर्ष).—Soḍḍhala says Abhinanda was patronized by king Hāravarṣa Yuvarāja. He was greatly honoured by him and in appreciation oft his talents, the king accorded him a seat on his throne. Abhinanda and Soḍḍhala class king Hāravarṣa along with famous royal patrons of letters such as Vikrama, Hāla and Śrī Harṣa. In a verse in Rāmacarita, Abhinanda refers to king Hāravarṣa as the son of Vikramaśīla, a scion of the house of king Dharmapāla of the Pāla dynasty.

Source: Shodhganga: A critical appreciation of soddhalas udayasundarikatha
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Katha (कथा, kathā) refers to narrative Sanskrit literature often inspired from epic legendry (itihasa) and poetry (mahākāvya). Some Kathas reflect socio-political instructions for the King while others remind the reader of important historical event and exploits of the Gods, Heroes and Sages.

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