Travana, Travaṇa: 1 definition

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Travana 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: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara

Travaṇa (त्रवण) is the name a locality mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—This part locates in the western India. Rājaśekhara noticed that the people of Surāsṭra and Travana region could speak Sanskrit fluently with an Apabhraṃśa accent.

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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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