Traibhumikatha, Traibhūmikathā, Traibhumi-katha: 1 definition


Traibhumikatha 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: Bhoja’s Mechanical Garden

Traibhūmikathā (त्रैभूमिकथा) is the name of a fourteenth-century Thai text.—The Lokapaññati (“description of the world”), a Pali text from Burma, is something between a cosmology and a storybook, draws on a large variety of sources and may be dated, according to K. R. Norman, to the eleventh or twelfth century, although we can only say with certainty that it formed a source for the fourteenth-century Thai text the Traibhūmikathā.

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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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