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Definition of "kavya" []

  • A style of Classical Sanskrit poetry characterized by ornate and artificial language. (noun)

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  • "Arya Sura in the Jatakamala (Chinese trans. 428) put into elegant kavya verse tales of former births of the Buddha which had been best known through the Divyavadana (Chinese trans. in part, 265)."
  • "Hindu critics class the poem with _The Dynasty of Raghu_ and _The Birth of the War-god_ as a _kavya_, or learned epic."
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