Varshopala, Varṣopala, Varsha-upala: 5 definitions
Varshopala 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 Varṣopala can be transliterated into English as Varsopala or Varshopala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Kavya (poetry)Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa
Varṣopala (वर्षोपल) refers to a “hailstone” (a kind of sweetmeat ball), and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 16.100.—[...] See also under Cakrikā.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) hail stone
2) a kind of sweetmeat ball; घनैरमीषां परिवेषकैर्जनैरवर्षि वर्षोपलगोलकावली (ghanairamīṣāṃ pariveṣakairjanairavarṣi varṣopalagolakāvalī) N.16.1.
Derivable forms: varṣopalaḥ (वर्षोपलः).
Varṣopala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms varṣa and upala (उपल).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-laḥ) Hail. E. varṣa rain, and upala a stone.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Varṣopala (वर्षोपल).—[masculine] hail (lit. rain-stone).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Varṣopala (वर्षोपल):—[from varṣa] m. ‘rain-stone’, hail, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]
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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Starts with: Varshopalagolaka.
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