Jayatirtha, Jayatīrtha, Jayātīrtha, Jaya-tirtha: 6 definitions



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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Jayātīrtha (जयातीर्थ).—A lake in the Kuru country; sacred to Pitṛs.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 22. 49; 121. 70.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Hindupedia: Hinduism

Jayatīrtha (A. D. 1340-1388) is a chief proponent of Dvaita Vedānta which was a philosophical stance founded by Madhva (A. D. 1238-1317).

His works on the Dvaita Vedānta philosophy are:

  1. Nyāyasudhā, a commentary on the Anuvyākhyāna of Madhva;
  2. Tattvaprakāśikā, a commentary on the Brahmasutrabhāsya of Madhva;
  3. Nyāyadipikā, a commentary on the Gitātātparyanirnaya of Madhva;
  4. Prameyadipikā, a commentary on the Gitābhāsya of Madhva;

Jayatīrtha was a contemporary of Vidyāraṇya. He passed away on the bank of the river Kāgiṇī, in Malakheḍa (or Mānyakheṭa). A cave where he used to compose his works is located near the Yaragola village of Yādgiri taluka.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Jayatīrtha (जयतीर्थ) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—jayatīrtha, before initiation called Dhuṇḍho Raghunātha, pupil of Padmanābhatīrtha and Akṣobhyatīrtha, commented on the writings of Ānandatīrtha. He is quoted by Nṛsiṃha in Smṛtyarthasāgara (Oxf. 258^b). He died in 1268:
—[commentary] on Ānandatīrtha’s Īśāvāsyopaniṣadbhāṣya.
—[commentary] on Ānandatīrtha’s Ṛgvedabhāṣya.
—[commentary] on Ānandatīrtha’s Kathālakṣaṇa.
—[commentary] on Ānandatīrtha’s Karmanirṇaya. Granthamālikāstotra. Burnell. 107^b. Tattvaprakāśikāvivaraṇa on Ānandatīrtha’s Upādhikhaṇḍana. Tattvaprakāśikā on Ānandatīrtha’s Brahmasūtrabhāṣya. Tattvavivaraṇa. Oppert. Ii, 4620. 9817.
—[commentary] on Ānandatīrtha’s Tattvaviveka.
—[commentary] on Ānandatīrtha’s Tattvasaṃkhyāna.
—[commentary] on Ānandatīrtha’s Tattvoddyota. Nyāyasudhā on the Brahmasūtrānuvyākhyāna of Ānandatīrtha. Pañjikā on the Anuvyākhyānanyāyavivaraṇa. Burnell. 102^b. Nyāyakalpalatā on Ānandatīrtha’s Pramāṇalakṣaṇa. Padyamālā. Khn. 56. Rice. 94. Burnell. 107^b (Pūjāpathyamālā).
—[commentary] on Ānandatīrtha’s Prapañcamithyātvānumānakhaṇḍana. Pramāṇapaddhati. Prameyadīpikā on Ānandatīrtha’s Bhagavadgītābhāṣya. Nyāyadīpikā on Ānandatīrtha’s Bhagavadgītātātparyanirṇaya. Praśnopaniṣadbhāṣyaṭīkā.
—[commentary] on Ānandatīrtha’s Māyāvādakhaṇḍana.
—[commentary] on Ānandatīrtha’s Viṣṇutattvanirṇaya. Vedāntavādāvali. Ṣaṭpañcāśikā. Oppert. 3698.

2) Jayatīrtha (जयतीर्थ):—read Oxf. 285^b.

3) Jayatīrtha (जयतीर्थ):—Vādamālā.

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

Jayatīrtha (जयतीर्थ):—[=jaya-tīrtha] [from jaya] m. Name of a commentator

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Jayatīrtha (जयतीर्थ):—(jaya + tīrtha) m. Nomen proprium eines Scholiasten [Akademische Vorlesungen 42.] [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 620.] bhikṣu [Böhtlingk’s Verzeichniss No. 96.]

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Jayatīrtha (जयतीर्थ):—, yati [HALL 113.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Jayatīrtha (जयतीर्थ):—m. Nomen proprium eines Autors. Auch bhikṣu und yati.

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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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