Prabhasakshetra, Prabhasa-kshetra, Prabhāsakṣetra: 2 definitions
Prabhasakshetra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Prabhāsakṣetra can be transliterated into English as Prabhasaksetra or Prabhasakshetra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Kavya (poetry)Source: Shodhganga: A critical appreciation of soddhalas udayasundarikatha
Prabhāsakṣetra (प्रभासक्षेत्र).—Soḍḍhala has referred to Prabhāsa-kṣetra, on the coast of Kathiawar, where the shrine of Śrī Somanātha had been already established. People worshiped Somanātha for the fulfilment of their desired object.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prabhāsakṣetra (प्रभासक्षेत्र):—[=pra-bhāsa-kṣetra] [from pra-bhāsa > pra-bhās] n.
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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The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Chapter 6 - The Yadu Dynasty Retires to Prabhasa < [Canto XI - General History]
Chapter 30 - The Disappearance of the Yadu Dynasty < [Canto XI - General History]
Chapter 1 - Questions by Vidura < [Canto III - The Status Quo]
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 69 - The Assembly of Sixty-eight Holy Spots < [Section 2 - Uttarārdha]