Gopinatha, Gopīnātha, Gopi-natha: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ).—A Bengali scholar of Katansutra Grammar who is believed to have written Katantraparisistapraddyota.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

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

Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ) or Gopīnātha Pātra (C. 1704-1780 C.E.), author of Kavicintamaṇi was the son of Vāsudeva and father of Cakrapāṇi and Dāmodara. He received the patronage of Gajapati king Jagannātha Nārāyaṇadeva of the erstwhile princely kingdom of Pāralākhimuṇḍi (now Paralakhemundi). Gopīnātha Pātra was born in Kāyastha family (Karaṇa caste, a caste meant to maintain accounts of the kings and Zamindars). He received the title Kavibhūṣaṇa.

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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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Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

Source: Pure Bhakti: Brhad Bhagavatamrtam

Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ) refers to:—A name of Śrī Kṛṣṇa; the Lord of the gopīs; one of whom the gopīs are the lords. (cf. Glossary page from Śrī Bṛhad-bhāgavatāmṛta).

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—son of Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa, elder brother of Nṛsiṃha (Prayogaratna), grandson of Nṛsiṃha (Narasiṃha). Bp. 259. 344.

2) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—son of Harijit, younger brother of Gokulajit (Saṃkṣepatithinirṇayasāra 1632). W. p. 332.

3) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—father of Cayanī Candraśekhara (Madhurāniruddha). Oxf. 142^a.

4) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—Agnyādhānaprayoga. Np. Viii, 4.

5) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—Anumānavāda. Oppert. 2777. Rice. 104.

6) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—Āhnikacandrikā. Ben. 135. Tulāpuruṣamahādānapaddhati. Bik. 486. Pretadīpikā. Poona. 147. Bp. 299. Māsikaśrāddhapaddhati. Khn. 78. Saṃskāraratnamālā. Khn. 84. 86. Sāpiṇḍyaviṣaya. Khn. 86.

7) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—
—[commentary] on Trivikramaśataślokī jy. Peters. 3, 398.

8) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—Durgāmāhātmyaṭīkā. Oudh. Xiii, 44.

9) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—Nyāyavilāsa. Burnell. 117^b.

10) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—Padavākyaratnākara. Hall. p. 57.

11) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—son of Jñānapati: Śabdālokarahasya. Hall. p. 39. Ben. 149.

12) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—son of Ṭhakkura Bhavanātha, of the Goghota family: Tarkabhāṣābhāvaprakāśikā. He quotes the Tarkabhāṣāṭīkā of Gaurīkānta.

13) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—son of Vyāsarāja (formerly Viśvanātha), grandson of Sāmarāja: Jātiviveka.

14) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—son of Paśupatyācārya Siṃha: Kātantrapariśiṣtaprabodha q. v. Quoted by Rāmanātha.

15) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—Anumānavāda. read Oppert. 3777.

16) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—Jātiviveka. He was a son of Śārṅgadhara, son of Viśvanātha, son of Sāmarāja.

17) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—king: Daśakumāracarita (8-11).

18) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—Bhāsvatīkaraṇaprakāśikā.

19) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—Subhāṣitasarvasva.

20) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—Kautukasarvasva.

21) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—Raghuvijaya kāvya.

22) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—Haripañcaviṃśatikā.

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

1) Gopīnātha (गोपीनाथ):—[=gopī-nātha] [from gopī > go-pa] m. ‘lord of the cowherdesses’, Kṛṣṇa

2) [v.s. ...] Name of several men

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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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