Sahityadarpana, Sāhityadarpaṇa, Sahitya-darpana: 5 definitions


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Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)

Sāhityadarpaṇa (साहित्यदर्पण) is the name of a work on the topic of Prosody ascribed to Raghunātha Dāsa (C. 1680-1750 C.E), a celebrated author of Oḍiśā who composed many work in different disciplines of Sanskrit Literature. Also see the “New Catalogus Catalogorum” XXII. p. 206.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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

Sāhityadarpaṇa (साहित्यदर्पण).—[masculine] mirror of composition, T. of a work.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Sāhityadarpaṇa (साहित्यदर्पण) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—by Viśvanātha Bhaṭṭa. Io. 1716. Oxf. 214^b. Paris. (B 104). K. 106 (and—[commentary]). B. 3, 58. Bik. 286. Rādh. 22. 41. NW. 626. Burnell. 58^a. Oppert. 1060. 3370. 3510. 7447. 8341. Ii, 600. 1214. 6867. 6972. 8413. 9123. Quoted in Rasapradīpa W. p. 228. Sāhityadarpaṇakārikāḥ by the same. B. 3, 58.
—[commentary] NW. 600. Oppert. 8342. Sb. 302.
—[commentary] by Mathurānātha Śukla. NW. 600.
—[commentary] by Rāmacaraṇa, composed in 1701. Io. 313. Oxf. 214^b. L. 2502. Oudh. Xvii, 30. Xviii, 34. Np. Iii, 88. Peters. 1, 121.

2) Sāhityadarpaṇa (साहित्यदर्पण):—by Viśvanātha Bhaṭṭa. Stein 64. 65.
—[commentary] Sāhityadarpaṇalocana by Anantadāsa, son of Viśvanātha. Stein 65.
—[commentary] by Rāmacaraṇa. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 106. Oudh. Xxi, 76.

3) Sāhityadarpaṇa (साहित्यदर्पण):—alaṃk. by Viśvanātha. Ulwar 1090.

4) Sāhityadarpaṇa (साहित्यदर्पण):—by Viśvanātha, son of Candraśekhara. Ak 712 (inc.). As p. 222. Bd. 598 (inc.). L.. 821 ([fragmentary]). Peters. 6, 380. C. by Rāmacaraṇa. As p. 122. Bd. 599 ([fragmentary]).

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

Sāhityadarpaṇa (साहित्यदर्पण):—[=sāhitya-darpaṇa] [from sāhitya] m. ‘mirror of composition’, Name of a treatise on literary or rhetorical composition by Viśvanātha-kavi-rāja (15th century A.D.)

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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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