Sarvasvara, Sarvasvāra, Sarva-svara: 4 definitions
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Kavya (poetry)Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa
Sarvasvāra (सर्वस्वार) refers to a Vedic sacrifice in which the sacrificer commits suicide, (usually a man suffering from some incurable disease with little hope of life), and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 17.2025—Cf. Varadattasuta Ānartīya remarks in his commentary on Śāṃkhāyanaśrautasūtra 15.10.1.
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sarvasvāra (सर्वस्वार).—Vedic sacrifice (ekāha) in which the sacrificer commits suicide (usually a man suffering from some incurable desease with little hope of life); अननन्द निरीक्ष्यायं पुरे तत्रात्मघातिनम् । सर्वस्वारस्य यज्वानमेनं दृष्ट्वाथ विव्यथे (anananda nirīkṣyāyaṃ pure tatrātmaghātinam | sarvasvārasya yajvānamenaṃ dṛṣṭvātha vivyathe) | N.17.22.
Derivable forms: sarvasvāraḥ (सर्वस्वारः).
Sarvasvāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sarva and svāra (स्वार).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sarvasvāra (सर्वस्वार):—[=sarva-svāra] [from sarva] m. Name of an Ekāha, [Lāṭyāyana; Maśaka; Nyāyamālā-vistara]
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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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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 2.37 < [Section XIII - Initiation (upanayana)]
Verse 2.10 < [Section III - Sources of Knowledge of Dharma]
Verse 2.189 < [Section XXX - Rules to be observed by the Religious Student]
Naishadha-charita of Shriharsha (by Krishna Kanta Handiqui)