Purvadesha, Pūrvadeśa, Purva-desha: 4 definitions
Purvadesha 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 Pūrvadeśa can be transliterated into English as Purvadesa or Purvadesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Kavya (poetry)Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara
Pūrvadeśa (पूर्वदेश) is the name a locality mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—The region of Eastern India. It is lies to the east of Benares and includes with Assam and Burma.
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-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pūrvadeśa (पूर्वदेश).—the eastern country, or the eastern part of India.
Derivable forms: pūrvadeśaḥ (पूर्वदेशः).
Pūrvadeśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pūrva and deśa (देश).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pūrvadeśa (पूर्वदेश).—[masculine] the eastern region or country.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Pūrvadeśa (पूर्वदेश):—[=pūrva-deśa] [from pūrva] m. the eastern direction
2) [v.s. ...] (e, to the east of [ablative] [Pāṇini [Scholiast or Commentator]])
3) [v.s. ...] the eastern country, [Mahābhārata]
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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Starts with: Purvadeshasamvatsaraphala.
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