Munidruma, Muni-druma: 4 definitions


Munidruma 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: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Munidruma (मुनिद्रुम) refers to the Agastya or Baka tree, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 1.96.—Cf. Yaśastilaka chapter 4 (“munidrumadaleṣviva saṃkocanociteṣu”). It is a small tree with large butterfly-shaped flowers with white petals.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Munidruma (मुनिद्रुम).—the Śyonāka tree.

Derivable forms: munidrumaḥ (मुनिद्रुमः).

Munidruma is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms muni and druma (द्रुम).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Munidruma (मुनिद्रुम).—m.

(-maḥ) A tree, (Æschynomene grandiflora.) E. muni the saint Agastya, and druma a tree. “śyonāka vṛkṣe, vakavṛkṣe ca .”

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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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