Kshuraprashara, Kshura-prashara, Kṣurapraśara: 1 definition


Kshuraprashara 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 Kṣurapraśara can be transliterated into English as Ksuraprasara or Kshuraprashara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Kṣurapraśara (क्षुरप्रशर) refers to an “arrow with razor-like blade at its tip”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 11.123. See also Apte under kṣurapra. Rucipati in his commentary on Anargharāghava 4.47 refers to another form of the word, viz., khurapra.. See also Cāṇḍūpāṇḍita’s remarks on 12.66.

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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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