Balavabodha, Bālāvabodha, Bala-avabodha: 6 definitions



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India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)

Bālāvabodha (बालावबोध) by Merusundra is the name of a commentary on the Vṛttaratnākara of Kedārabhaṭṭa (C. 950-1050 C.E.), who was a celebrated author in Sanskrit prosody. The Vṛttaratnākara is considered as most popular work in Sanskrit prosody, because of its rich and number of commentaries.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bālāvabodha (बालावबोध).—[-nam] instruction of the young; Pt.1.

Derivable forms: bālāvabodhaḥ (बालावबोधः).

Bālāvabodha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bāla and avabodha (अवबोध).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Bālāvabodha (बालावबोध) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—vedānta, by Tryambaka. Peters. 3, 392.

2) Bālāvabodha (बालावबोध):—śākuna. Oxf. 399^b.

3) Bālāvabodha (बालावबोध):—a
—[commentary] on Hemacandra's Yogaśāstra, by Somasundara.

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

1) Bālāvabodha (बालावबोध):—[from bāla] m. instruction of the young (also dhana n., [Pañcatantra])

2) [v.s. ...] Name of 2 works.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Bālāvabodha (बालावबोध):—[(bāla + a)] m. Aufklärung von Knaben oder Unerfahrenen, Titel einer Schrift über Omina [Oxforder Handschriften 399,b, No. 168.] paddhati Titel eines Commentars zu [Śāṅkhāyana’s Gṛhyasūtrāṇi] [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 132.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Bālāvabodha (बालावबोध):—m. Titel eines Werkes. paddhati f. eines Commentars dazu.

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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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