Padmavati

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Padmāvatī may refer to:

Ancient city[edit]

  • Padmavati Pawaya the celebrated ancient city mentioned in Sanskrit classics and inscriptions.

Deity[edit]

  • Alamelu, aka Padmāvatī, Hindu goddess and consort of Sri Venkateshwara of Tirupati.
  • Another name for the Hindu serpent goddess Manasa.
  • Padmavati (Jainism), Jain attendant goddess (Yakshini).

Given name[edit]

Padmāvatī is a common name among Hindu ladies, especially those hailing from South India.

Fictional characters[edit]

  • Padmāvatī, the name of an important character in Bhasa's immortal Swapna Vāsavadattam (one of 13 classical Sanskrit works rediscovered in the archives of an ancient Kerala temple in 1912 AD).
  • Padmāvatī, the name of the heroine in the eponymous Bengali novel written by Alaol in the 17th century AD.

Others[edit]

  • Padmavati (film), an upcoming, 2017 Indian, Hindi epic drama film.
  • Padmavat, a celebrated ballad written in the Awadhi dialect of Hindi by Malik Muhammad Jayasi, a 16th-century Indian Sufi poet, about Rani Padmini.
  • Padmâvatî (opera), the title of an opera by French composer Albert Roussel.

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