Kaladitya, Kalāditya: 1 definition


Kaladitya 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.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Shodhganga: A critical appreciation of soddhalas udayasundarikatha

Kalāditya (कलादित्य).—Soḍḍhala traces his descent from Śilāditya’s brother Kalāditya whom he praises as an incarnation of a gaṇa, called Kāyastha a follower of God Śiva. This Kalāditya left behind him an extensive family of Kāyastha-kṣatriya caste. One of the branches of that caste was Vālabha, coming from Valabhī.

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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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