Kumarasambhava, aka: Kumara-sambhava, Kumārasaṃbhava; 5 Definition(s)
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Kumārasaṃbhava (कुमारसंभव).—See tārakāmaya.(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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.
The Kumarasambhava of Kalidasa varies from the loveliness of spring and the delights of married love to the utter desolation induced by the death of beloved. The subject is unquestionably a daring one: the events which bring about the marriage of Lord Siva to Uma and the birth of Skanda. The prose order of each sloka has been given in the commentary by using bold type, the words not actually repeated by Mallinatha being enclosed within rectangular brackets. The notes explain allusions, grammatical peculiarities not noticed by Mallinatha, copious extracts from other commentaries being given for this purpose. The book includes text, the commentary of Mallinatha, a literal English translation, notes and introduction.(Source): Google Books: Kumārasambhava
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’.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Kumārasambhava (कुमारसम्भव) is a Sanskrit epic poem by Kālidāsa. The Kumārasambhava is widely regarded as one of Kālidāsa's finest works, a paradigmatic example of Kāvya poetry. The style of description of spring set the standard for nature metaphors pervading many centuries of Indian literary tradition.(Source): WikiPedia: Hinduism
One of Kalidasa's greatest works is 'Kumarasambhava'. Critics maintain that Kalidasa wrote only the first eight chapters of the epic poem. The work describes the marriage of Lord Shiva and his consort Parvati. It begins with a fine description of that giant among mountains, the Himalaya.(Source): FreeIndia: Hinduism
Languages of India and abroad
Kumārasaṃbhava (कुमारसंभव).—Name of Kalidāsa's epic.
Derivable forms: kumārasaṃbhavam (कुमारसंभवम्).
Kumārasaṃbhava is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kumāra and saṃbhava (संभव).(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Search found 12 books and stories containing Kumarasambhava, Kumara-sambhava or Kumārasaṃbhava. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The history of Andhra country (1000 AD - 1500 AD) (by Yashoda Devi)
Part 4 - Nannichoda (A.D. 1050-1100) < [Chapter XX - The Telugu Cholas (Chodas)]
Part 50 - A New Family of the Telugu Cholas (Nellore) < [Chapter XX - The Telugu Cholas (Chodas)]
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter XII - Different aspects of yoga < [The yoga philosophy]
Chapter XLIX - Description of dasura’s kadamba forest < [Book IV - Sthiti prakarana (sthiti prakarana)]
Chapter CXL - Workings of imagination < [Book VII - Nirvana prakarana part 2 (nirvana prakarana)]
The Mahabharata - Fourth Book (by Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
The Natyashastra (by Bharata-muni)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 1 - The marriage of Himācala < [Section 2.3 - Rudra-saṃhitā (3): Pārvatī-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 14 - The birth of Satī and her childish sports < [Section 2.2 - Rudra-saṃhitā (2): Satī-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 12 - Consideration of the essential and the non-essential in the worship < [Section 2.1 - Rudra-saṃhitā (1): Sṛśṭi-khaṇḍa]