Pavanapancashika, Pavanapañcāśikā, Pavana-pancashika: 3 definitions

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Pavanapancashika 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.

The Sanskrit term Pavanapañcāśikā can be transliterated into English as Pavanapancasika or Pavanapancashika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Pavanapanchashika.

India history and geography

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

Pavanapañcāśikā (पवनपञ्चाशिका) is the name of a work ascribed to Kṣemendra (11th century): one among the Kashmiri scholars who glorified the legacy of rhetorics with a new interpretation of the soul of poetry (aucitya). A total number of 38 works (viz., Pavana-pañcāśikā) have been recorded in the “New Catalogus Catalogorum”, which are composed by Kṣemendra. He is not only a poetician but also a scholar of high repute.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Pavanapañcāśikā (पवनपञ्चाशिका) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—kāvya, by Kṣemendra. Quoted by him in Suvṛttatilaka 3, 22.

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

Pavanapañcāśikā (पवनपञ्चाशिका):—[=pavana-pañcāśikā] [from pavana > pava] f. Name of a poem.

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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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