Tamraparna, Tāmraparṇa: 3 definitions

Introduction

Tamraparna 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Tāmraparṇa (ताम्रपर्ण).—The elephant of the sāma fold.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 337.

1b) One of the nine divisions of Bhāratavarṣa.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 114. 8; Viṣṇu-purāṇa II. 3. 6.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara

Tāmraparṇa (ताम्रपर्ण) is the name a locality mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—One of the nine parts of the Bhāratavarṣa, which is identified with Ceylon.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

1) Tāmraparṇa (ताम्रपर्ण):—[=tāmra-parṇa] [from tāmra] n. Name of part of Bhārata Varṣa (= -dvīpa), [Golādhyāya iii, 41]

2) [v.s. ...] (mra-varṇa), [Viṣṇu-purāṇa ii, 3, 6]

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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. 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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