Tarashankha, Tārāśaṅkha, Tara-shankha: 1 definition



Tarashankha 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 Tārāśaṅkha can be transliterated into English as Tarasankha or Tarashankha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Tārāśaṅkha (ताराशङ्ख) refers to the “Viśākhā” star called also Śaṃkha (‘conch’), and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 19.57; 22.22.

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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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