Viruti, Vīruṭī: 3 definitions
Viruti 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.
Kavya (poetry)Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa
Vīruṭī (वीरुटी) corresponds to Vīrapaṭṭikā: a “gold band worn by men across the forehead”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 15.61.—Īśānadeva gives vīruṭī as an equivalent. Cf. Maṅkhaka 12.2; Prapañcasāra-tantra 32.23. Skandapurāṇa (Viṣṇukhaṇḍa) refers to a very similar ornament (verse 8.5 of Veṅkaṭācalamāhātmya). Cf. also Yaśastilaka 2.224. The commentary explains paṭṭabandha as “sastakālaṃkāra”.
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 dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Viruti (विरुति).—[feminine] = [preceding] [neuter]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Viruti (विरुति):—[=vi-ruti] [from vi-ruta > vi-ru] f. screaming, howling, [Kādambarī; Mudrārākṣasa]
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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