Rumaṇvat, Rumanvat: 2 definitions
Rumaṇvat 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.
Kavya (poetry)Source: Wisdom Library: Kathāsaritsāgara
Rumaṇvat (रुमण्वत्) is the son of Supratīka, who was the commander-in-chief of King Śatānīka, and later king Udayana, according to the Kathāsaritsāgara, chapter 9. Śatānīka was a King from the Pāṇḍava family and son of Janamejaya.
According to the Kathāsaritsāgara, chapter 19, a spy of king Udayana, with the help of Rumaṇvat, put to death several assassins of king Brahmadatta. The kingdom of Brahmadatta was the first to be conquered by Udayana (king of Vatsa) during his campaign of conquering the whole earth.
The Kathāsaritsāgara (‘ocean of streams of story’), mentioning Rumaṇvat, is a famous Sanskrit epic story revolving around prince Naravāhanadatta and his quest to become the emperor of the vidyādharas (celestial beings). The work is said to have been an adaptation of Guṇāḍhya’s Bṛhatkathā consisting of 100,000 verses, which in turn is part of a larger work containing 700,000 verses.
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
1) Rumaṇvat (रुमण्वत्):—[=rumaṇ-vat] [from ruma] m. Name of various men, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara]
2) [v.s. ...] ‘possessing salt’, Name of a mountain, [Pāṇini 8-2, 12 [Scholiast or Commentator]]
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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Partial matches: Vat.
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