Kirtikara, Kīrtikara: 2 definitions

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Kirtikara 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.

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Kīrtikara (कीर्तिकर) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—father of Harihara, father of Rucikara, father of Kṛṣṇaśarman, father of Gadādhara, father of Narasiṃha (Kāvyādarśamuktāvalī, Tārābhaktisudhārṇava).

2) Kīrtikara (कीर्तिकर):—son of Horila: Jyotiḥsāra.

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

Kīrtikara (कीर्तिकर):—[=kīrti-kara] [from kīrti > kīrt] mf(ī)n. conferring fame, [Hitopadeśa]

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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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