Jnanottama, Jñānottama: 5 definitions
Jnanottama 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.
Vedanta (school of philosophy)Source: Hindupedia: Later Advaitins
Jñānottama was the head of the Śṛṅgerī Pīṭha from 910-954 CE. He wrote the Vidyāśrī, a sub-commentary on Adi Shankaracharya's Brahmasūtra Bhāṣya, and the Candrikā, a commentary on the Naiṣkarmyasiddhi of Sureśvarācārya.
Vedanta (वेदान्त, vedānta) refers to a school of orthodox Hindu philosophy (astika), drawing its subject-matter from the Upanishads. There are a number of sub-schools of Vedanta, however all of them expound on the basic teaching of the ultimate reality (brahman) and liberation (moksha) of the individual soul (atman).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Jñānottama (ज्ञानोत्तम) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—guru of Citsukha. Hall. p. 155. L. 1134.
Jñānottama has the following synonyms: Gauḍeśvarācārya.
2) Jñānottama (ज्ञानोत्तम):—an epithet of Gauḍeśvarācārya. Hall. p. 155.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jñānottama (ज्ञानोत्तम):—[from jñāna > jñā] m. Name of an author, [Horace H. Wilson]
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Jnanottamamishra.
Ends with: Sarvajnanottama.
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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 10 - Sureśvara (a.d. 800) < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
Part 23 - Vimuktātman (a.d. 1200) < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
Part 7 - Śaṅkara and his School < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 1 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)