He wrote two court epics ( mahalkāvya ) , one of which is “ The Birth of Kumára ” (
Kumāra / sambhava ) , one shorter poem , “ The Cloud Messenger ” ( Megha /
düta ) , and three plays . He is generally thought to have lived in the fifth century ...
Publisher: NYU Press
Kumarasambhavam celebrates the love story of Siva and Parvati, whose passionate union results in the birth of their son, the young god Kumara.
Publisher: Penguin UK
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( 12 ) Matsya - Purāņa : A more detailed account of Kumāra's birth is found in the
Matsya - Purāņa , chapters 154–160 . The Matsya account is very much detailed ;
but the fact that stands out prominent in it is the introduction of Niśā with the ...
Author: Surya Kanta
He carried the narrative forward beyond the birth of Kumāra and ended it with the
destruction of Tarakāsura . But in doing so , did he keep within , or go beyond ,
the scope of the poem as originally designed by Kālidāsa ? Some scholars have
Publisher: Popular Prakashan
Kumára Sambhava , etc . etc . ) pp . ir . 275 . Calcutta , 1869 . 8° 1838 . 4°
Majumdára ' s Series . — Kumára Sambhava by K . ( First The Birth of the War -
God ( Kumára Sambhava ) Seven Cantos only . ) With the commentary of Malli.
Author: British Museum. Department of Oriental Printed Books and Manuscripts
Publisher: London Trübner & Company 1876.
Kumāra in poetic style of the Puranic legend , and both derive their rich
symbolism from the Vedic sources . Kālidāsa conceives of the birth of three
Kumāras , viz . Skanda in the Kumārasambhava , Ayus in the Vikramorvasiya ,
and Bharata in ...
As a result , a number of Purānic legends on the birth of Skanda are found and
the Kumārasambhava of Kālidāsa is the best literary production on Skanda or
Kumāra . Though our main area of study is Skanda - episode in Śiva Purāna but
It may be presumed therefore that the Sahityadarpana knew the Kumāra to
consist of more than eight Sargas. As the poem is called Kumārasambhava” “the
story of the birth of Kumāra, it is reasonable to suppose that the poem should at
Category: Sanskrit poetry
The whole of the KumaraSambhava , half of the Meghaduta , the first and the
fourth acts of the Vikramorvashi , the seventh act of ... The residence of Siva in the
Kumara - Sambhava is laid on a high summit of the Himalayas - Himādri Prastha
Author: Lachhmi Dhar Kalla
RAMAYANA & KUMARASAMBHAVA 1 . Birth of Kumara : The story of the birth of
Kumara , as found in Kumarasambhava is also found in the Ramayana . 174
According to the Ramayana , once , Gods , headed by Indra , reached the place
Author: Babu Ram Yadava
Publisher: Delhi : Bhavana Prakashan
Indeed , the females may well represent the six Krittikas who served as the foster
mothers of Kumara when he was abandoned after his birth in a forest of reeds . At
least one early text , viz . the Vishnudharmapurana ( redacted before the fifth ...
Indeed, the females may well represent the six Krittikas who served as the foster
mothers of Kumara when he was abandoned after his birth in a forest of reeds. At
least one early text, viz. the Vishnudharmapurana (redacted before the fifth ...
Author: Allen Memorial Art Museum
An area of confusion is present in the story of the birth of Kumāra and the
marriage union of Gangā and Śiva . It is not clear whether Gangā was made the
wife of Śiva because by then Kumāra had become Śiva's son or vice versa .
Author: Indian Society of Oriental Art
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The account of the birth of Kumāra or Skanda or Kärttikeya mentioned by the
Padma Purāņa is given on the similar lines , though the point of malevolent spirit
is not found there . The account runs as follows . When Siva and Parvati were in ...
Author: Satya Pal Narang
224 ) , the original cause of the birth of the war.god . Kumāra To the post - Vedic
period must be assigned Ku- rides on the peacock , the son of Suparna . māra ,
the war.god ( called also Skanda , Kārttikeya , The strange myth about the birth of
Author: James Hastings
FOUR - FOLD KUMĀRAS 61 Here two references are important , viz . , the birth of
Kumāra as the son of Agni in the grove of the Sara - grass ( Saccharum sara ) .
The Sarastamia or the stem of Sara represents the human body in which the ...
Author: Vasudeva Sharana Agrawala