Madhavasimha, Mādhavasiṃha: 3 definitions


Madhavasimha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

India history and geogprahy

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)

Mādhavasiṃha (माधवसिंह) is the name of a son of Puṇḍarīkaviṭṭhala (16th century): a well known scholar in music as well as in Dharmaśāstra, Alaṅkāraśāstra and chandas. Puṇḍarīkaviṭṭhala was a native of Sāvaṇadurga (Śivagaṅgā) in Karṇāṭaka; migrated to north India. He was patronized by Burhānkhān of Ānandavallī, King Bhagavantadāsa and his son Mādhavasiṃha and Mānasiṃha.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Mādhavasiṃha (माधवसिंह):—[=mādhava-siṃha] [from mādhava] m. Name of a king and poet, [Inscriptions]

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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. 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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