Haravarsha, Hāravarṣa: 3 definitions



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

Kavya (poetry)

[«previous next»] — Haravarsha in Kavya glossary
Source: Shodhganga: A critical appreciation of soddhalas udayasundarikatha

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.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Haravarsha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Hāravarṣa (हारवर्ष) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—king, patron of Abhinanda (Rāmacarita). Introduction to Gāthāsaptaśatī in Kāvyamālā.

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

Hāravarṣa (हारवर्ष):—[=hāra-varṣa] [from hāra > hara] m. Name of a king, [Catalogue(s)]

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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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