Katantrapanjika, aka: Kātantrapañjikā; 1 Definition(s)


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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Kātantrapañjikā (कातन्त्रपञ्जिका).—A name usually given to a compendium of the type of Vivaraṇa or gloss written on the Kātantra Sūtras. The gloss written by Durgasiṃha on the famous commentary on the Kātantra Sūtras by Durgasiṃha (the same as the famous Durgasiṃha or another of the same name) known as दौर्गसिंही वृत्ति (daurgasiṃhī vṛtti) is called Kātantra Pañjika or Kātantravivaraṇa. A scholar of Kātantra grammar by name Kuśala has written a Pañjika on दुर्गसिंहृ (durgasiṃhṛ)'s वृत्ति (vṛtti) which is named प्रदीप (pradīpa), Another scholar, Trivikrama has written a gloss named Uddyota.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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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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