Nandavata, aka: Nandāvaṭa; 4 Definition(s)


Nandavata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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

Katha (narrative stories)

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Nandāvaṭa (नन्दावट) is the name of city or region of the Ābhīra country, according to the Udayasundarīkathā. A gardener named Vasantaśīla was instructed by Malayavāhana (king of Pratiṣṭhāna) to inspect the gardens of Nandāvaṭa, in Ucchvāsa II. It is also known by the name Nandāvaṭapura.

The Udayasundarīkathā is a Sanskrit epic tale written by Soḍḍhala in the early 11th century, revolving around the Nāga princess Udayasundarī and Malayavāhana (king of Pratiṣṭhāna).

Source: Wisdomlib Libary: Kathā

Mathurā (मथुरा).—One of the various countries and cities mentioned by Soḍḍhala.—Nandāvaṭa is referred to by Soḍḍhala as a city of the Ābhira country, located at a distance of ten yojanas from the river Tāpī. Vasantaśīla, a gardener had gone there to see the gardens.

Source: Shodhganga: A critical appreciation of soddhalas udayasundarikatha
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Katha (कथा, kathā) refers to narrative Sanskrit literature often inspired from epic legendry (itihasa) and poetry (mahākāvya). Some Kathas reflect socio-political instructions for the King while others remind the reader of important historical event and exploits of the Gods, Heroes and Sages.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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nāndavaṭa (नांदवट).—f W (nāndaṇēṃ) Dwelling, residing, abiding.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nāndavaṭa (नांदवट).—f Dwelling, residing. The crown of the head.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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