Harshakirti, Harṣakīrti: 4 definitions



Harshakirti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Harṣakīrti can be transliterated into English as Harsakirti or Harshakirti, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Ancient Science of Life: Vaidyavallabha: An Authoritative Work on Ayurveda Therapeutics

Harṣakīrti (हर्षकीर्ति), the author of ‘Yoga-cintāmaṇi’ was the resident of Tapāgaccha, which was the place where teacher of Hastiruci i.e., Mahopādhyāya sage Hitaruci was residing. One verse of the text Yoga Cintāmaṇi of 17th century is similar with one verse of Vaidyavallabha.

Source: Ancient Science of Life: Yogaśataka of Pandita Vararuci

Harṣakīrti (हर्षकीर्ति) is the author of the Yogacintāmaṇī.—At the end of his book wishes that the popularity of his book may reach the level of Yogaśataka.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Harṣakīrti (हर्षकीर्ति) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—of Nāgapura, pupil of Candrakīrti, high-priest of the Nāgapurīya branch of the Tāpagacha: Jyotiḥsāra. Jyotiṣasāroddhāra. Dhātutaraṅgiṇī or Dhātupātha and—[commentary] to the Sarasvatī grammar. Yogacintāmaṇi med. Śāradīyākhyanāmamālā. Śrutabodhavṛtti.

2) Harṣakīrti (हर्षकीर्ति):—Vaidyasāra. Vaidyakasāroddhāra.

3) Harṣakīrti (हर्षकीर्ति):—Kaliyugāṣṭaka. Śāradāstotra.

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

Harṣakīrti (हर्षकीर्ति):—[=harṣa-kīrti] [from harṣa] m. Name of an author, [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. 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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