Krishnavena, Kṛṣṇaveṇā, Krishna-vena: 7 definitions


Krishnavena 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 Kṛṣṇaveṇā can be transliterated into English as Krsnavena or Krishnavena, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Krishnavena in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Kṛṣṇaveṇā (कृष्णवेणा).—(River) A mahānadi from the Sahya hills —sacred to Pitṛs;1 personified as a wife of Havyavāhana fire.2

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 12. 14; 16. 34; Matsya-purāṇa 51. 13; Vāyu-purāṇa 108. 81; Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 3. 12.
  • 2) Matsya-purāṇa 22. 46; 114. 29; 163. 61; Vāyu-purāṇa 29. 13.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Kṛṣṇaveṇā (कृष्णवेणा) refers to the name of a River mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. II.9.20, II.9, VI.10.15, VI.10.27). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kṛṣṇa-veṇā) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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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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Kavya (poetry)

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

Kṛṣṇaveṇā (कृष्णवेणा) is the name a locality mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—The Kṛṣṇā River. This is flows through the Dakṣiṇāpatha or the southern India. It is also called the Kṛṣṇaveṇā at the point where it is united with the river Veṇā.

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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»] — Krishnavena in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kṛṣṇaveṇa (कृष्णवेण).—and Tuṅga-veṇā, f. names of rivers, Mahābhārata 3, 8180; 14233.

Kṛṣṇaveṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛṣṇa and veṇa (वेण).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kṛṣṇaveṇā (कृष्णवेणा):—[=kṛṣṇa-veṇā] [from kṛṣṇa] f. Name of a river, [Mahābhārata] etc. (vv.ll. veṇṇā, [Harivaṃśa 12825] & [Pāṇini 2-1, 21; Kāśikā-vṛtti]; veṇyā, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]; veṇvā, [Mahābhārata ii, 372])

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Krishnavena in German

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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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