Alamkarakaustubha, Alaṃkārakaustubha, Alamkara-kaustubha, Alankara-kaustubha, Alaṅkārakaustubha, Alankarakaustubha: 4 definitions

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Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

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Source: Pure Bhakti: Jaiva-dharma

Alaṅkārakaustubha (अलङ्कारकौस्तुभ) is the name of a book authored by Kavi Karṇapūra: one of the three sons of Śivānanda Sena. His brothers were named Caitanya dāsa and Rāma dāsa. His real name was Paramānanda Sena, but he was given the names Purī dāsa and Karṇapūra by Śrīman Mahāprabhu. When he was a young boy he sucked the toe of Mahāprabhu. He was a superlative writer and poet. He wrote many famous books, [including Alaṅkārakaustubha].

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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[«previous next»] — Alamkarakaustubha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Alaṃkārakaustubha (अलंकारकौस्तुभ) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—by Kavikarṇapūra. Oxf. 209^b. L. 1662. Tu7b. 5. Pheh. 15. Rādh. 46 (and—[commentary]). Oppert. 167. 951. 5891.
—[commentary] by Lokanātha. L. 1663.
—[commentary] by Vṛndāvanacandra. Io. 240. Tu7b. 5.

2) Alaṃkārakaustubha (अलंकारकौस्तुभ):—and—[commentary] by Viśveśvara. K. 98. B. 3, 44. Np. Viii. 16. Bühler 542.
—by Veṅkaṭācārya. Oppert. Ii, 582. 1300. 3575. 8806. Rice. 280. 284.
—by Śrīnivāsa. NW. 600. Oppert. 3104.

3) Alaṃkārakaustubha (अलंकारकौस्तुभ):—by Viśveśvara. add Io. 1654. Sb. 301.

4) Alaṃkārakaustubha (अलंकारकौस्तुभ):—by Viśveśvara. Bl. 296. Stein 58. Printed in the Kāvyamālā 1895.

5) Alaṃkārakaustubha (अलंकारकौस्तुभ):—and—[commentary] by Kavikarṇapūra. Ulwar 1034.

6) Alaṃkārakaustubha (अलंकारकौस्तुभ):—[anonymous] Peters. 5, 405.
—and C. by Kalyāṇa Subrahmaṇya, son of Subrahmaṇya. Śg. 2, 125 p. 221.
—and C. by Kavikarṇapūra. Ak 689 (inc.). As p. 13. Cr. C. by Viśvanātha Cakravartin. Cr.
—by Veṅkaṭa Ācārya. Śg. 1, 51.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Alaṃkārakaustubha (अलंकारकौस्तुभ):—[=alaṃ-kāra-kaustubha] [from alaṃ-kāra > alaṃ > alam] m. work on rhetoric

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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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