Kavyavaha, aka: Kavya-vaha, Kavyavāha; 3 Definition(s)
Kavyavaha 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Kavyavāha (कव्यवाह).—A group of Pitṛs. The Devī Bhāgavata, Skandhas 11 and 15 state that this group of Piṭrs were born from the drops of sweat which came out of the bodies of Dakṣa and others when they were fascinated by the charm of Sandhyā, the spiritual daughter of Brahmā.Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
Kavyavāha (कव्यवाह).—A kind of Agni.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 11. 93.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Kavyavāha (कव्यवाह).—fire. cf. कव्यवाहनः (kavyavāhanaḥ)
Derivable forms: kavyavāhaḥ (कव्यवाहः).
Kavyavāha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kavya and vāha (वाह). See also (synonyms): kavyavāhana.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 17 - The Narrative of Creation < [Section 7.1 - Vāyavīya-saṃhitā (1)]
Chapter 35 - Śiva-sahasranāma: the thousand names of Śiva < [Section 4 - Koṭirudra-Saṃhitā]