Bhattacarya, Bhaṭṭācārya, Bhatta-acarya: 7 definitions


Bhattacarya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Bhattacharya.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhattacarya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhaṭṭācārya (भट्टाचार्य).—m (S The chief or head of the bhaṭṭa or learned men.) A title or appellation of honor for a learned Brahman.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Bhaṭṭācārya (भट्टाचार्य).—

1) a title given to a learned man or any celebrated teacher (esp. kumārilabhaṭṭa).

2) a great doctor.

Derivable forms: bhaṭṭācāryaḥ (भट्टाचार्यः).

Bhaṭṭācārya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhaṭṭa and ācārya (आचार्य).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhaṭṭācārya (भट्टाचार्य).—[masculine] illustrious teacher ([Epithet] of Kumārilabhaṭṭa).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Bhaṭṭācārya (भट्टाचार्य) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—a title of Kumārila by which he is often quoted. Oxf. 247^a. 265^a.

Bhaṭṭācārya has the following synonyms: Bhaṭṭa.

2) Bhaṭṭācārya (भट्टाचार्य):—of Golagrāma, father of Divākara, grandfather of Kṛṣṇa, Viṣṇu, Mallāri, Keśava, Viśvanātha, great grandfather of Nṛsiṃha (Sūryasiddhāntavāsanābhāṣya). Cambr. p. 42.

3) Bhaṭṭācārya (भट्टाचार्य):—Āśaucatriṃśacchlokīṭīkā. Āśauśasaṃgraha and vivṛti. Triṃśacchlokī (?). Oudh. Iii, 16. Śaucasaṃgrahavivṛti. B. 3, 130. No doubt, identical with the Āśaucasaṃgrahavivṛti.

4) Bhaṭṭācārya (भट्टाचार्य):—Kāvyaprakāśa (?). B. 3, 46.

5) Bhaṭṭācārya (भट्टाचार्य):—Padamañjarī [nyāya] Śāṇḍilyasūtradīpikā. Siddhāntapañcānana (?) [nyāya] B. 4, 34.

6) Bhaṭṭācārya (भट्टाचार्य):—Muktāvalī and—[commentary] jy.

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

Bhaṭṭācārya (भट्टाचार्य):—[from bhaṭṭa] m. a title given to a learned Brāhman or any great teacher or doctor ([especially] to Kumārila-bhaṭṭa, but also to various other scholars and authors)

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Bhattacarya in German

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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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