Kanyantahpura, Kanyāntaḥpura, Kanya-antahpura: 1 definition
Kanyantahpura 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kanyāntaḥpura (कन्यान्तःपुर).—the women's apartments; सुरक्षितेऽपि कन्यान्तःपुरे कश्चित्प्रविशति (surakṣite'pi kanyāntaḥpure kaścitpraviśati) Pt.1; Mv.2.5.
Derivable forms: kanyāntaḥpuram (कन्यान्तःपुरम्).
Kanyāntaḥpura is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kanyā and antaḥpura (अन्तःपुर).
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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