Phalagama, Phalāgama, Phala-agama: 8 definitions


Phalagama means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Falagam.

In Hinduism

Kavyashastra (science of poetry)

Source: Shodhganga: Bhismacaritam a critical study

Phalāgama (फलागम) refers to one of the five stages of the development of the plot of an epic poem (i.e., Kāryāvasthā).

Kavyashastra book cover
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Kavyashastra (काव्यशास्त्र, kāvyaśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian tradition of poetry (kavya). Canonical literature (shastra) of the includes encyclopedic manuals dealing with prosody, rhetoric and various other guidelines serving to teach the poet how to compose literature.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Phalagama in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Phalāgama (फलागम).—

1) production of fruits, load of fruits; भवन्ति नम्रास्तरवः फलागमैः (bhavanti namrāstaravaḥ phalāgamaiḥ) Ś.5.12.

2) the fruit season, autumn.

Derivable forms: phalāgamaḥ (फलागमः).

Phalāgama is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms phala and āgama (आगम).

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

Phalāgama (फलागम).—m.

(-maḥ) The fruit-season, autumn.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Phalāgama (फलागम).—[masculine] autumn (arrival of fruits).

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

1) Phalāgama (फलागम):—[from phala > phal] m. ‘access of fruits’, production of f°, load of f°, [Śakuntalā]

2) [v.s. ...] the fruit season, autumn, [Rāmāyaṇa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Phalagama in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Phalagama in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Phalāgama (फलागम) [Also spelled falagam]:—(nm) achievement of the result; in Indian dramaturgy, the fourth and penultimate stage of action wherein the hero sees the fructification of his efforts.

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