Kayavarohana, Kāyāvarohaṇa: 3 definitions



Kayavarohana 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.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

[«previous next»] — Kayavarohana in Kavya glossary
Source: Shodhganga: A critical appreciation of soddhalas udayasundarikatha

Kāyāvarohaṇa (कायावरोहण).—In Lāṭa, on the bank of the river Narmadā, there is a village named Kāyāvarohaṇa, Karavaṇa. According to Śaivas Pāśupatācārya Lakulīśa was horn in this village. This Pāśupata Sampradaya originated in the Lāṭa and from there it spread everywhere. This incident is of great importance in the cultural history of Gujarat.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kayavarohana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kāyāvarohaṇa (कायावरोहण):—[from kāya] n. two names of places.

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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 (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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