Krishnavenna, Kṛṣṇaveṇṇā, Krishna-venna: 2 definitions
Krishnavenna 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 Kṛṣṇaveṇṇā can be transliterated into English as Krsnavenna or Krishnavenna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Kṛṣṇaveṇṇā (कृष्णवेण्णा) refers to the name of a River or Tīrtha (pilgrim’s destination) mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. III.83.34). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Kṛṣṇa-veṇṇā) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
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
Kṛṣṇaveṇṇā (कृष्णवेण्णा):—[=kṛṣṇa-veṇṇā] [from kṛṣṇa] See -veṇā.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Krishna, Venna.
Search found 3 books and stories containing Krishnavenna, Kṛṣṇaveṇṇā, Krishna-venna, Kṛṣṇa-veṇṇā, Krsnavenna, Krsna-venna; (plurals include: Krishnavennas, Kṛṣṇaveṇṇās, vennas, veṇṇās, Krsnavennas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section CCXXI < [Markandeya-Samasya Parva]
Section LXXXV < [Tirtha-yatra Parva]
Section CLXXXVII < [Markandeya-Samasya Parva]
Natyashastra (English) (by Bharata-muni)