Kanvashrama, Kaṇvāśrama: 3 definitions
Kanvashrama 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 Kaṇvāśrama can be transliterated into English as Kanvasrama or Kanvashrama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Kaṇvāśrama (कण्वाश्रम) refers to the name of a Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.80.64, III.86.8). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kaṇvāśrama) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kaṇvāśrama (कण्वाश्रम):—[from kaṇva] m. Name of a Tīrtha, [Viṣṇu-smṛti, viṣṇu-sūtra, vaiṣṇava-dharma-śāstra]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Kaṇvāśrama (कण्वाश्रम):—m. Nomen proprium eines Tīrtha [Viṣṇusūtra 85,30.]
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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