Harivallabha, Harivallabhā, Hari-vallabha: 6 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Harivallabha (हरिवल्लभ).—A grammarian who has written commentaries named दर्पणा (darpaṇā) on the Vaiyakaranabhusanasara of Kondabhatta, and Laghubhusanakanti on the Sabdakaustubha of Bhattoji Diksita.

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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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India history and geogprahy

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

Harivallabha (हरिवल्लभ) is the father of Kumāramaṇi (1703 C.E.): an author of prosody who belonged to the family of Harivaṃśa, was the son of Harivallabha, grandson of Kaṇṭhamaṇi, and great grandson of Rudraṇa, great great grandson of Caturbhuja. Kumāramaṇi was also the cousin of Vedamaṇi and elder brother of Vāsudeva. He belonged to Śrīvatsagotra. He was also the disciple of Jayagovinda Vājapeyi and Puruṣottama Vājapeyi (both brothers), Kavicārāḍana, Mādhavapaṇḍitarāja, Rudraṇa (probably his great grand father), Madhusūdanakavipaṇḍita. Kumāramaṇi mentions about his family and preceptors in the beginning of his work.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[«previous (H) next»] — Harivallabha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Harivallabhā (हरिवल्लभा).—

1) Lakṣmī.

2) the sacred basil.

Harivallabhā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hari and vallabhā (वल्लभा).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Harivallabhā (हरिवल्लभा).—f.

(-bhā) 1. Lakshmi. 2. The holy basil.

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

1) Harivallabha (हरिवल्लभ):—[=hari-vallabha] [from hari] m. ‘beloved by Viṣṇu’, Name of various men (also -rāya), [Kṣitīśa-vaṃśāvalī-carita; Colebrooke; Catalogue(s)]

2) Harivallabhā (हरिवल्लभा):—[=hari-vallabhā] [from hari-vallabha > hari] f. Name of Lakṣmī, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

3) [v.s. ...] sacred basil, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] another plant (= jayā), [ib.]

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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. 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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