Ravanaganga, aka: Ravana-ganga, Rāvaṇagaṅga, Rāvaṇagaṅgā; 1 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

[Ravanaganga in Kavya glossaries]

Rāvaṇagaṅga (रावणगङ्ग) is the name a locality mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—In is the south Indian river to Rājaśekhara. However, it is difficult to identify this river but it was situated in Ceylon or the Laṅkā of Rāvana. The Rāvanahṛada situated in the Himālayas with an image of Rāvana on its bank seems. Though it is to be different from this Rāvanagaṅgā.

(Source): Shodhganga: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara
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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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