Bhatta nilakantha, Bhaṭṭa nīlakaṇṭha: 1 definition

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

Bhaṭṭa nīlakaṇṭha (भट्ट नीलकण्ठ) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Tilaka Devībhāgavatapurāṇaṭīkā. Devībhāgavatasthiti.

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Bhaṭṭa nīlakaṇṭha (भट्ट नीलकण्ठ):—son of Śaṅkara Bhaṭṭa, son of Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa, son of Rāmeśvara Bhaṭṭa. He was the younger brother of Raṅganātha, Dāmodara, Nṛsiṃha, and father of Śaṅkara Bhaṭṭa (Vratārka) and Bhānu Bhaṭṭa (Dvaitanirṇayasiddhāntasaṃgraha). Divākara, the author of the Prāyaścittamuktāvalī, was his daughter’s son. He wrote the Bhagavantabhāskara or Smṛtibhāskara by order of Bhagavantadeva, king of Bhareha, of the Śṛṅgivara (Seṅgara) family. He quotes Raghunandana and Bhaṭṭoji. He composed besides: Dharmaprakāśa. Śrāddhaprakāśa.

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Bhaṭṭa nīlakaṇṭha (भट्ट नीलकण्ठ):—son of Raṅganātha: Tilaka Devīpurāṇaṭīkā and Devībhāgavatasthiti.

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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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