Nilakanthavijayacampu, Nīlakaṇṭhavijayacampū, Nilakanthavijaya-campu: 3 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Nilakanthavijayachampu.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Shodhganga: A critical appreciation of soddhalas udayasundarikatha

Nīlakaṇṭhavijayacampū (नीलकण्ठविजयचम्पू).—The Nīlakaṇṭhavijaya Campū of Nīlakaṇṭha Dīkṣita was composed in 1937 A.D. on the myth of the churning of the ocean by gods.

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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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General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

Nīlakaṇṭhavijayacampū (नीलकण्ठविजयचम्पू) or “Nīlakaṇṭhavijaya Campū” is a Sanskrit work in the campū style written by Nīlakaṇṭhadīkṣita (or, “Nīlakaṇṭha Dīkṣita”), relating the Purāṇic legend of the myth of the churning of the ocean by gods.

Campū is a form of Sanskrit literature similair to the epic (kathā) and dramatic (kāvya) style. It contains both prose romance as well as sections in verse.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Nīlakaṇṭhavijayacampū (नीलकण्ठविजयचम्पू) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—composed by Nīlakaṇṭha Dīkṣita in 1636. Hall. p. 208. L. 67. K. 60. Burnell. 159^a. Taylor. 1, 161. Oppert. 1266. 1472. 2240. 3315. 3421. 3998. Ii, 465. 1092. 1333. 2334. 2391. 2434. 2634. 2726. 3338. 4034. 5112. 5137. 5518. 5955. 6316. 7608. 7960. 8257. 8874. 9046. 9871. 10144. Rice. 250.

Nīlakaṇṭhavijayacampū has the following synonyms: Nīlakaṇṭhacampū.

2) Nīlakaṇṭhavijayacampū (नीलकण्ठविजयचम्पू):—by Nīlakaṇṭha Dīkṣita, son of Nārāyaṇa Dīkṣita. Bl. 271. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 44.

3) Nīlakaṇṭhavijayacampū (नीलकण्ठविजयचम्पू):—by Nīlakaṇṭha Dīkṣita, son of Nārāyaṇa. Hz. 836. Śg. 2, 114 p. 205 (Āśvāsa 1-3).

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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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