Kumaridvipa, Kumārīdvīpa, Kumari-dvipa: 1 definition


Kumaridvipa 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.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara

Kumārīdvīpa (कुमारीद्वीप) is the name a locality mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—One of the parts of Bhāratavarṣa. To the Rājaśekhara opinion, this Dvīpa seems to represent India, situated between the Himālayas in the north and the Cape Comorin in the south. Because he mentions the seven Kulaparvatas i.e. Vindhya, Pariyatrā etc. as situated in the Kumārīdvīpa.

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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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