Bhasuranandanatha, Bhāsurānandanātha, Bhasurananda-natha: 3 definitions



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Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

[«previous next»] — Bhasuranandanatha in Chandas glossary
Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

Bhāsurānandanātha (भासुरानन्दनाथ) is another name of Bhāskararāya (C. 1685-1775 C.E.) alias Bhāskararāya Makhin was a polymath of 18th Century. He is the son of Gambhīrarāya Bhāratī and Konamāmbā of Viśvāmitragotra and younger brother of Sakhārāma. He was born in a town called Bhāgā. Bhāskararāya’s thread ceremony (upanayana) was performed at Benares by his father and he was placed under the tuition of Narasiṃhādhvarin, who taught him eight vidyās. He studied Gauḍatarka under Gaṅgādhara Vājapeyin. He received dīkṣā of Pūrṇābhiṣeka under Śivadatta Śukla. He is also the preceptor of Umānandanātha, Candrasena.

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Chandas (छन्दस्) refers to Sanskrit prosody and represents one of the six Vedangas (auxiliary disciplines belonging to the study of the Vedas). The science of prosody (chandas-shastra) focusses on the study of the poetic meters such as the commonly known twenty-six metres mentioned by Pingalas.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Bhāsurānandanātha (भासुरानन्दनाथ) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—the name of Bhāskararāya after initiation. L. 2267. Bh. 18.

2) Bhāsurānandanātha (भासुरानन्दनाथ):—son of Gambhīrarāyadīkṣita, guru of Umānandanātha (Hṛdayāmṛta): Tṛcabhāskara. Navaratnamālāṭīkā. Śivanāmakalpalatālavāla.

Bhāsurānandanātha has the following synonyms: Bhāskararāya.

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

Bhāsurānandanātha (भासुरानन्दनाथ):—[=bhāsurānanda-nātha] [from bhāsura > bhās] m. Name of Bhāskarācārya after his initiation, [Catalogue(s)]

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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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