Mallinatha, aka: Mallinātha, Malli-natha, Mallīnātha; 4 Definition(s)
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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)
Mallinātha (मल्लिनाथ).—A reputed commentator on many classical poetic and dramatic works, who flourished in the fourteenth century. He was a scholar of Grammar and is believed to have written a commentary on the Śabdenduśekhara and another named न्यासोद्योत (nyāsodyota) on the न्यास (nyāsa) of जिनेन्द्रबुद्धि (jinendrabuddhi).Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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.
General definition (in Jainism)
Mallinātha (मल्लिनाथ) is another name for Malli, the nineteenth Tīrthaṅkara (Janism recognizes 24 such teachers or Siddhas). Her colour is blue (nīla), according to Aparājitapṛcchā (221.5-7). Her height is 25 dhanuṣa (a single dhanuṣa (or, ‘bow’) equals 6 ft), thus, roughly corresponding to 46 meters. Her emblem, or symbol, is a Kalaśa.
Mallinātha’s father is Kumbha and her mother is Prabhāvatī. It is an ancient Jain practice to worship the Tīrthaṅkara’s parents in various rites, such as the pratiṣṭhāvidhi, according to the Ācāradinakara (14th century work on Jain conduct written by Vardhamāna Sūri).Source: Wisdom Library: Jainism
Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.
Languages of India and abroad
Mallinātha (मल्लिनाथ) or Mallīnātha (मल्लीनाथ).—Name of a celebrated commentator who probably lived in the fourteenth or fifteenth century; (he has written commentaries on raghuvaṃśa, kumārasaṃbhava, meghadūta, kirātārjunīya, naiṣadhacarita, and śiśupālavadha).
Derivable forms: mallināthaḥ (मल्लिनाथः), mallīnāthaḥ (मल्लीनाथः).
Mallinātha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms malli and nātha (नाथ).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-thaḥ) Name of a celebrated commentator who lived at the beginning of the fifth century.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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