Shringava, Śṛṅgava: 1 definition



Shringava 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 Śṛṅgava can be transliterated into English as Srngava or Shringava, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara

Śṛṅgava (शृङ्गव) is the name a locality mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—(Śṛṅgavāḥ or Śṛṅgavaṃ) It is the third mountain to the north of the Mahāmeru, which is situated in the middle of the Jambūdvīpa. It is the principal mountain of the continent Uttarākuruvarṣa.

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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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