Vakpatiraja, Vākpatirāja: 5 definitions


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In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Shodhganga: A critical appreciation of soddhalas udayasundarikatha

Vākpatirāja (वाक्पतिराज).—He was the sen of Harṣadeva, otherwise known in Prakrit as Bappaira. He was the author of the Prakrit poem, Gauḍavaho. It is a historical poem, divided into cantos and ithe extent of work is a series of 1209 couplets. He describes the glory of king Yaśovarman and his expedition for conquest.

Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara

Vakpatirāja (वक्पतिराज) is the name of an important person (viz., an Ācārya or Kavi) mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—An eminent poet of Prākṛta language, who known for his Prākṛta Mahākāvya, Gaudavaho.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vakpatiraja in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Vākpatirāja (वाक्पतिराज) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—son of Harshadeva, a poet, contemporary of Bhavabhūti, lived under Yaśovarman. Rājataraṅgiṇī 4, 144: Gauḍavaha. Saṃskṛt verses of his are given Śp. p. 84. [Sūktikarṇāmṛta by Śrīdharadāsa] [Subhāshitāvali by Vallabhadeva]

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

Vākpatirāja (वाक्पतिराज):—[=vāk-pati-rāja] [from vāk-pati > vāk > vāc] m. Name of a poet, [Rājataraṅgiṇī; Śārṅgadhara-paddhati] etc.

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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 (even English!). 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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