Amalananda, Amalānanda: 3 definitions

Introduction

Amalananda 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.

In Hinduism

Vedanta (school of philosophy)

[«previous (A) next»] — Amalananda in Vedanta glossary
Source: Hindupedia: Later Advaitins

Amalānanda, c. 13th century CE, authored works on both the Bhāmatī and Vivaraṇa schools viz., the Kalpataru and the Pancapādikā-darpaṇa respectively. He was a grand-disciple of Citsukha.

context information

Vedanta (वेदान्त, vedānta) refers to a school of orthodox Hindu philosophy (astika), drawing its subject-matter from the Upanishads. There are a number of sub-schools of Vedanta, however all of them expound on the basic teaching of the ultimate reality (brahman) and liberation (moksha) of the individual soul (atman).

Discover the meaning of amalananda in the context of Vedanta from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (A) next»] — Amalananda in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Amalānanda (अमलानन्द):—[from a-mala] (Correction of analānanda) m. Name of a Vedāntic writer, author of the Vedānta-kalpataru.

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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.

Discover the meaning of amalananda in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: