Kalpalata, aka: Kalpalatā, Kalpa-lata; 4 Definition(s)

Introduction

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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Kalpalatā (कल्पलता).—Name of a commentary on Bhaṭṭojī's Praudhamanoramā ' by Kṛṣṇamiśra.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Kalpalatā (कल्पलता) is the name of a work dealing with erotics, ascribed to Cirañjīva Bhaṭṭācārya (fl. 17th century), also known as Rāmadeva or Vāmadeva, son of Rāghavendra.— Cirañjīva is also believed to have composed other works named Śṛṅgārataṭinī, Kalpalatā and Śivastotra. The first two are of the erotic type and the last one of the religious type.

Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyavilasa of Ciranjiva Bhattacarya (natyashastra)
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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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kalpalatā (कल्पलता).—f (S) A wishing vine or creeper in svarga. See kalpataru.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Kalpalatā (कल्पलता).—

1) a creeper of Indra's paradise; Bh. 1.9.

2) a creeper supposed to grant all desires; नानाफलैः फलति कल्पलतेव भूमिः (nānāphalaiḥ phalati kalpalateva bhūmiḥ) Bh.2.46; cf. कल्पतरु (kalpataru) above.

Kalpalatā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kalpa and latā (लता). See also (synonyms): kalpalatikā.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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