Kilikincita, Kilikiñcita: 1 definition



Kilikincita 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Kilikinchita.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Kilikiñcita (किलिकिञ्चित) is another name for Kilakiñcita: an “emotional complex” (usually of a woman). Kilakiñcita refers to a state of mental agitation in which there is a confused feeling of anger, sorrow, joy, fear and the like in the presence of the beloved. [...] It will be seen that the word is sometimes spelt kilikiñcita. Kilakiñcita is illustrated in Māgha 7.37.

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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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