Mandukeya, aka: Māṇḍukeya, Māṇḍūkeya; 2 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism


[Mandukeya in Purana glossaries]

Māṇḍukeya (माण्डुकेय).—The sage-poet who was instructed in the Ṛg Samhitā by Indrapramati; his pupil was Devamitra.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 6. 56; Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 4. 19.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[Mandukeya in Vyakarana glossaries]

Māṇḍūkeya (माण्डूकेय).—Name of an ancient writer of a Pratisakhya work referred to in the Rk Pratisakhya, cf. R.Pr.I.2.

(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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