Krishnapandita, Kṛṣṇapaṇḍita: 5 definitions


Krishnapandita means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

The Sanskrit term Kṛṣṇapaṇḍita can be transliterated into English as Krsnapandita or Krishnapandita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Krishnapandita in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Kṛṣṇapaṇḍita (कृष्णपण्डित).—Called also शेषकृष्ण (śeṣakṛṣṇa), a sholar of Sanskrit Vyākaraṇa who wrote गूढभावविवृत्ति (gūḍhabhāvavivṛtti),a commentary on the Prakriyā-Kaumudī of Rāmacandra Śeṣa.

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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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In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: Google Books: Tibetan Renaissance

Kṛṣṇapaṇḍita: One of the four lineages of the Hevajra generation, according to the Sakyapa tradition.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Krishnapandita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Kṛṣṇapaṇḍita (कृष्णपण्डित):—[=kṛṣṇa-paṇḍita] [from kṛṣṇa] m. (= -miśra) Name of the author of the [Prabodha-candrodaya]

2) [v.s. ...] of a scholiast on the Prakriyākaumudī.

[Sanskrit to German]

Krishnapandita 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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