Kripavati, aka: Kṛpāvatī; 1 Definition(s)


Kripavati 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 Kṛpāvatī can be transliterated into English as Krpavati or Kripavati, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Katha (narrative stories)

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Kṛpāvatī (कृपावती) is the name of a pupil of Viśvabhūti, who informed king Malayavāhana during his search for Udayasundarī, that Tārāvalī had gone to the garden to pluck flowers, according to the seventh Ucchvāsa of the Udayasundarīkathā.

The Udayasundarīkathā is a Sanskrit epic tale written by Soḍḍhala in the early 11th century, revolving around the Nāga princess Udayasundarī and Malayavāhana (king of Pratiṣṭhāna).

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Katha (कथा, kathā) refers to narrative Sanskrit literature often inspired from epic legendry (itihasa) and poetry (mahākāvya). Some Kathas reflect socio-political instructions for the King while others remind the reader of important historical event and exploits of the Gods, Heroes and Sages.

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