Kalanirnaya, Kālanirṇaya, Kala-nirnaya: 6 definitions



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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Kālanirṇaya (कालनिर्णय).—(Calculating time). See under Kālamāna.

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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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India history and geography

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

1) Kālanirṇaya (कालनिर्णय) is the name of a work on the topic of Dharmaśāstra ascribed to Raghunātha Dāsa (C. 1680-1750 C.E), a celebrated author of Oḍiśā who composed many work in different disciplines of Sanskrit Literature. Also see the “New Catalogus Catalogorum” XXII. p. 206.

2) Kālanirṇaya (कालनिर्णय) is the name of a work ascribed to Gaṅgādharakavi (19th century), the son of Viṭṭhala and Rukmiṇī. He was also the disciple of Viśvanātha, the brother of Candraśekhara. He composed 14 works and commentaries in Sanskrit.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Kālanirṇaya (कालनिर्णय) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—[dharma] Bik. 308 (and Dīpikā). Burnell. 149^b.
—Laghukālanirṇaya. Pheh. 2 (and Dīpikā). Rādh. 19.
—Bṛhatkālanirṇaya. Pheh. 2 (and Dīpikā).
—by Ādityabhaṭṭa Kavivallabha. Kh. 73. Burnell. 139^b. See Kālādarśa.
—by Gopāla Nyāyapañcānana. L. 277.
—by Toṭakācārya. Burnell. 139^b.
—laghu, by Dāmodara. K. 168.
—by Nārāyaṇabhaṭṭa. Oppert. Ii, 6233.
—saṃkṣipta, by Bhaṭṭoji. Io. 2521. K. 168. Np. V, 48. Bhk. 22 (Kālanirṇayasaṃgraha). Burnell. 139^b. Peters. 1, 114.
—by Mādhavācārya (Kālamādhavīya). [Mackenzie Collection] 29. Io. 1097. 2056. 2490. 2497. W. p. 330. Oxf. 272^a. L. 1298. Khn. 70. K. 168. Kh. 73. B. 3, 78. Ben. 132 (Kālanirṇayakārikā). 137. Kāṭm. 3. Pheh. 2. 14. Rādh. 17. NW. 88. Oudh. Xix, 102. 104 (Kālanirṇayakārikā). Np. X, 10. Burnell. 139^b. Bhr. 90. Oppert. 1212. 3553. 3770. 6559. 6724. 6882. 7464. 7747. Ii, 202. 2014. 4520. 7520. 7522. Rice. 196. Peters. 2, 186. 3, 387 (and—[commentary]). Bühler 549. See Karmakālanirṇaya, Laghukālanirṇaya.
—[commentary] by Tarkatilaka, written in 1614. L. 2842.
—[commentary] Kālanirṇayasaṃgrahaślokavivaraṇa by Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa. Bik. 402. P. 22. Oppert. 3713. 3768.
—[commentary] Kālamādhavacandrikā by Mathurānātha Śukla. NW. 146.
—from the Pariśeṣakhaṇḍa of Caturvargacintāmaṇi by Hemādri. L. 2577. K. 170. B. 3, 76. NW. 158. Burnell. 129^a. Bhk. 21. Poona. Ii, 1. Oppert. 3901.

2) Kālanirṇaya (कालनिर्णय):—(q.v.) by Āditya Bhaṭṭa. [Mackenzie Collection] 29 (Vratakālanirṇaya). Io. 2705. L. 2489 (Yajñakālanirṇaya). K. 170. Kh. 73. B. 3, 78. Bik. 399. Burnell. 139^b. Poona. 142. Oppert. 794. 3771. 6560. Ii, 335. 1045. 4521. Rice. 196. According to Vināyaka on Kauṣītakibrāhmaṇa 3, 1 he followed Anantabhaṭṭa. Quoted by Nṛsiṃha Oxf. 286^a, by Allāḍanātha Burnell. 131^a, by Raghunandana, Kamalākara, Nīlakaṇṭha, in Dvaitapariśiṣṭa, Saṃskārakaustubha, Smṛtyarthasāgara.

Kālanirṇaya has the following synonyms: Kālādarśa.

3) Kālanirṇaya (कालनिर्णय):—by Mādhavācārya. Oudh. Xxi, 106 (Kārikāḥ). Peters. 4, 6 (and—[commentary]). Stein 85.
—[commentary] Stein 85.
—[commentary] by Tarkatilaka. Peters. 4, 9.
—[commentary] by Dharaṇīdhara. Devīpr. 79, 26.
—[commentary] on the Kārikāḥ. L. 4122. Stein 85.

4) Kālanirṇaya (कालनिर्णय):—[dharma] from the Pariśeṣakhaṇḍa of Hemādri’s Caturvargacintāmaṇi. Ulwar 1287.

5) Kālanirṇaya (कालनिर्णय):—attributed to Mādhavācārya. Cs. 2, 49. 50. Hz. 86. 142. 453. Ulwar 1291.
—[commentary] Kālanirṇayasaṃgrahaślokavivaraṇa by Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa, son of Rāmeśvara. Cs. 2, 49.
—[commentary] by Lakṣmīdevī, the wife of Vaidyanātha Pāyaguṇḍa. Cs. 2, 54. Kālamādhavakārikāḥ. Cs. 2, 55. Ulwar 1292. 1293 (Laghumādhava).
—[commentary] Cs. 2, 56.
—[commentary] by Vaidyanātha, son of Rāmacandra Bhaṭṭa. Ulwar 1293.

6) Kālanirṇaya (कालनिर्णय):—by Sāyaṇa. Ak 346 (inc.). As p. 41 (3 Mss.). Bc 154. Cs 2, 500. Hz. 1201 (inc.). L.. 497. Śg. 2, 186.
—from the Pariśeṣakhaṇḍa of Hemādri. Ak 345. Cs 2, 509.

Kālanirṇaya has the following synonyms: Kālamādhava.

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

Kālanirṇaya (कालनिर्णय):—[=kāla-nirṇaya] [from kāla] m. ‘determination or fixing of times’, Name of [work] (composed 1336 A.D., also called kāla-mādhavīya, by Mādhavācārya)

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Kālanirṇaya (कालनिर्णय):—(2. kāla + nirṇaya) m. Bestimmung der Zeiten, Titel eines Werkes [Colebrooke II, 379,] [Nalopākhyāna] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa I, LXXII, Nalopākhyāna 2.] [Weber’s Indische Studien 1, 88.] [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 1166. fg.] [495.] dīpikā Titel einer metrischen Bearbeitung desselben Werkes ebend. [No. 1168.] prakāśa Titel eines jur. (?) Werkes ebend. [No. 1403.]

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Kālanirṇaya (कालनिर्णय):—verfasst im Jahre [1336] [WEBER, Nakṣ. 2, 281.] dīpikā = prakāśa [HALL 187.]

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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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