Indradvipa, Imdradvipa, Indra-dvipa, Indradvīpa: 8 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Indradvīpa (इन्द्रद्वीप).—(INDRA ISLAND). Mahābhārata, Sabhā Parva refers to the island as having once been conquered and subjugated by king Sahasrabāhu.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
- 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 16. 9; Vāyu-purāṇa 45. 79; Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 3. 6; Matsya-purāṇa 114. 8.
- 2) Matsya-purāṇa 121. 57.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Kavya (poetry)Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara
Indradvīpa (इन्द्रद्वीप) is the name a locality mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—In the Purāṇas, as well as in the Kāvyamīmāṃsā of Rājaśekhara divided Bhāratavarṣa in nine parts, where Indradvīpa is one of the part of it. But some of the scholars are inclined to identify this with Burma as it is situated in the east, the direction of Indra.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Indradvīpa (इन्द्रद्वीप).—one of the 9 Dvīpas or Divisions of the continent (of India).
Derivable forms: indradvīpaḥ (इन्द्रद्वीपः), indradvīpam (इन्द्रद्वीपम्).
Indradvīpa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms indra and dvīpa (द्वीप).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Indradvīpa (इन्द्रद्वीप):—[=indra-dvīpa] [from indra] m. one of the nine Dvīpas or divisions of the known continent, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Iṃdradvipa (ಇಂದ್ರದ್ವಿಪ):—[noun] the elephant of the lord of gods; Airāvata.
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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Starts with: Indradvipasamudra.
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The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
The Brahma Purana (by G. P. Bhatt)
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 172 - Glory of Bharateśvara (Bharata-īśvara) < [Section 1 - Prabhāsa-kṣetra-māhātmya]
Chapter 39 - The Greatness of Barkareśvara < [Section 2 - Kaumārikā-khaṇḍa]
Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara (Study) (by Debabrata Barai)
Part 8.3 - Rājaśekhara’s concepts of Bhāratavarṣa (undivided india) < [Chapter 5 - Analyasis and Interpretations of the Kāvyamīmāṃsā]