Anandagiri, Ānandagiri, Ananda-giri: 6 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vedanta (school of philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Anandagiri in Vedanta glossary
Source: Hindupedia: Later Advaitins

Head of the Dvārakā Pīṭha during the 13th century CE, author of several ṭīkā-s and ṭippaṇa-s on the Upaniṣad-bhāṣya-s of Adi Shankaracharya. He is commonly known as the "ṭīkākāra" in the Advaita tradition.

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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).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Anandagiri in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ānandagiri (आनन्दगिरि).—N of a celebrated annotator on Śaṅkarāchārya.

Derivable forms: ānandagiriḥ (आनन्दगिरिः).

Ānandagiri is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ānanda and giri (गिरि). See also (synonyms): ānandajñāna, ānandajñānagiri.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Ānandagiri (आनन्दगिरि) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—See Ānandatīrtha.

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

Ānandagiri (आनन्दगिरि):—[=ā-nanda-giri] [from ā-nanda > ā-nand] m. Name of a pupil of and annotator on Śaṃkarācārya.

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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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