Kaseruman, Kaserumān, Kasheruman, Kaśerumān: 2 definitions

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Kaseruman 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 Kaśerumān can be transliterated into English as Kaseruman or Kasheruman, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

[«previous next»] — Kaseruman in Kavya glossary
Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara

Kaserumān (कसेरुमान्) is the name a locality mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—The division referred by the Purāṇas and Rājaśekhara’s Kāvyamīmāṃsā, it is one of the nine parts of the Bhāratavarṣa. Some people identified this as Singapore in the Malaya states.

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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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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Kaseruman in Purana glossary
Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Kaśerumān (कशेरुमान्).—(KASERUMĀN). An Asura who was a Yavana. He was slain by Śrī Kṛṣṇa according to Mahābhārata, Vana Parva, Chapter 12, Verse 32.

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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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