Krishnacandra, Kṛṣṇacandra, Krishna-candra: 6 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Kṛṣṇacandra can be transliterated into English as Krsnacandra or Krishnacandra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Krishnachandra.

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

[«previous next»] — Krishnacandra in Vaishnavism glossary
Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)

Kṛṣṇacandra (कृष्णचन्द्र) refers to “śrī Kṛṣṇa whose transcendental body bears twenty-four-and-a-half moons”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Krishnacandra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṛṣṇacandra (कृष्णचन्द्र).—Name of Vasudeva.

Derivable forms: kṛṣṇacandraḥ (कृष्णचन्द्रः).

Kṛṣṇacandra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛṣṇa and candra (चन्द्र).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Kṛṣṇacandra (कृष्णचन्द्र) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—king of Navadvīpa. The Kṛtyarāja (L. 376) was compiled by his order. He was patron of Kāśīnātha (Tārābhaktitaraṅgiṇī 1680), and of Rāmānanda (Āhnikācārarāja).

2) Kṛṣṇacandra (कृष्णचन्द्र):—king of Kṛṣṇanagara, died about 1780. W. p. 267.

3) Kṛṣṇacandra (कृष्णचन्द्र):—father of Jayanārāyaṇa (Śaṅkarīsaṃgīta). Ben. 39.

4) Kṛṣṇacandra (कृष्णचन्द्र):—one of the compilers of the Vivādārṇavabhaṅga. Peters. 2, 53.

5) Kṛṣṇacandra (कृष्णचन्द्र):—Brahmāstrapaddhati. NW. 234. Bhuvaneśvarīrahasya. NW. 234. Np. Iii, 32.

6) Kṛṣṇacandra (कृष्णचन्द्र):—Rākṣasakāvyaṭīkā. Oudh. Xiv, 28.

7) Kṛṣṇacandra (कृष्णचन्द्र):—Vratavivekabhāskara. B. 3, 124.

8) Kṛṣṇacandra (कृष्णचन्द्र):—son of Gopīkānta: Candradūta kāvya.

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

1) Kṛṣṇacandra (कृष्णचन्द्र):—[=kṛṣṇa-candra] [from kṛṣṇa] m. Name of a copyist who lived about A.D. 1730 (son of Rāma-candra)

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a prince of the eighteenth century

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Krishnacandra in German

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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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