Vrikshadhirudha, Vṛkṣādhirūḍha, Vriksha-adhirudha: 2 definitions



Vrikshadhirudha 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 Vṛkṣādhirūḍha can be transliterated into English as Vrksadhirudha or Vrikshadhirudha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

[«previous next»] — Vrikshadhirudha in Kavya glossary
Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Vṛkṣādhirūḍha (वृक्षाधिरूढ) refers to a “kind of embrace by women resembling the climbing of trees by creepers”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 7.97.—Cf. Haravijaya 5.33.

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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»] — Vrikshadhirudha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vṛkṣādhirūḍha (वृक्षाधिरूढ).—[also vṛkṣādhirūḍham, vṛkṣādhirūḍhiḥ f.] a kind of embrace by women resembling the climbing of trees by creepers [बाहुभ्यां कण्ठमालिङ्ग्य मामिनी कान्त उत्थिते । अङ्कमा- रोहते यस्य वृक्षारूढः स उच्यते (bāhubhyāṃ kaṇṭhamāliṅgya māminī kānta utthite | aṅkamā- rohate yasya vṛkṣārūḍhaḥ sa ucyate) Nārāyaṇa's com. on N.7.97.]; क्रमोद्गता पीवरताधिजङ्घं वृक्षाधिरूढं विदुषी किमस्याः (kramodgatā pīvaratādhijaṅghaṃ vṛkṣādhirūḍhaṃ viduṣī kimasyāḥ) N.7.97; वल्ली पुरन्ध्रिपटलं घटिताभिरामवृक्षाधिरूढकमुपैति परामभिख्याम् (vallī purandhripaṭalaṃ ghaṭitābhirāmavṛkṣādhirūḍhakamupaiti parāmabhikhyām) Haravijaya 5.33.

Derivable forms: vṛkṣādhirūḍhaḥ (वृक्षाधिरूढः).

Vṛkṣādhirūḍha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vṛkṣa and adhirūḍha (अधिरूढ).

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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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