Vimanadhurya, Vimānadhurya, Vimana-dhurya: 2 definitions


Vimanadhurya 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.

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Kavya (poetry)

[«previous next»] — Vimanadhurya in Kavya glossary
Source: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Vimānadhurya (विमानधुर्य) refers to “palanquin bearers”.—Cf.  Vimāna: “an open palanquin carried on men’s shoulders”, which is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 10.107.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vimanadhurya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vimānadhurya (विमानधुर्य).—palanquin-bearer; तां राजसङ्घ- मनयन्त विमानवाहाः (tāṃ rājasaṅgha- manayanta vimānavāhāḥ) N.11.23; तां राजकादपगमष्य विमानधुर्या निन्युर्नलाकृतिधरानथ पञ्च वीरान् (tāṃ rājakādapagamaṣya vimānadhuryā ninyurnalākṛtidharānatha pañca vīrān) N.13.1.

Derivable forms: vimānadhuryaḥ (विमानधुर्यः).

Vimānadhurya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vimāna and dhurya (धुर्य). See also (synonyms): vimānavāha.

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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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