Vallara, aka: Vallāra; 3 Definition(s)

Introduction

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In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Vallāra (वल्लार) is the name a locality mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—The Vāllara country ruled by the Vallāla dynasty in south India seems to be called Vallāra. It is represent the country near Veṅkaṭagiri including Chittoor and Vellore in the Madras presidency.

Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara
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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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India history and geogprahy

Vallara (वल्लर) is the name of a country included within Dakṣiṇapatha which was situated ahead of Māhiṣmatī according to Rājaśekhara (fl. 10th century) in his Kāvyamīmāṃsā (chapter 17). Dakṣiṇāpatha is a place-name ending is patha mentioned in the Gupta inscriptions. The Gupta empire (r. 3rd-century CE), founded by Śrī Gupta, covered much of ancient India and embraced the Dharmic religions such as Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism.

Source: Wisdom Library: India History
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vallara (वल्लर).—[vall-aran]

1) Aloe wood.

2) A bower.

3) A thicket (gahana).

4) A branching foot-stalk (mañjarī).

Derivable forms: vallaram (वल्लरम्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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Dakshinapatha
Dakṣiṇāpatha (दक्षिणापथ).—n. (-thaṃ) 1. The south. 2. Southern road or course. 3. Deccan. E. da...
Gandhavallari
Gandhavallarī (गन्धवल्लरी).—f. (-rī) A plant, also sahadevī E. gandha smell, and vallara a pedi...

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