Narasimhavarman, Narasiṃhavarman, Narasimha-varman: 3 definitions


Narasimhavarman 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.

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[«previous next»] — Narasimhavarman in India history glossary
Source: Shodhganga: The significance of the mūla-beras (history)

1) Narasimhavarman I (AD 630-668) or Māmalla is the name of a king from the Pallava dynasty.—The great monuments at Mahabalipuram are a tribute to the eternal glory of Narasimhavarman I. He was the son of Mahendravarman I (AD 600-630) and is known as Māmalla.

2) Narasimhavarman II (AD 695–722), also called Rajasimha, built the Kailasanatha Temple at Kanchipuram, a fine example of early Pallava masonry work. Nandivarman II (AD 730-795) was responsible for the other famous shrine Vaikuntaperumal Temple at Kanchipuram. Thus the high period of the Pallava style came between AD 600 and 800.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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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[«previous next»] — Narasimhavarman in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Narasiṃhavarman (नरसिंहवर्मन्):—[=nara-siṃha-varman] [from nara-siṃha > nara] m. Name of a man, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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 (even English!). 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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