Subhadradhananjaya, Subhadrādhanañjaya, Subhadra-dhananjaya: 1 definition


Subhadradhananjaya 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.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Shodhganga: A critical study of the Subhadradhananjaya

Subhadrādhanañjaya (सुभद्राधनञ्जय) is one of the noteworthy Sanskrit dramas. It presents the Subhadrāharaṇa episode of the Mahābhārata in a dramatic form. The depiction of the threefold love of Subhadrā for Dhanañjaya stands out unique in the whole field of the Sanskrit dramas. There is scope for examination of the work from the literary, dramatic, religious, philosophical, geographical and social viewpoints.

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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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