Namalinganushasana, aka: Namalinga-anushasana, Nāmaliṅgānuśāsana; 2 Definition(s)


Namalinganushasana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Nāmaliṅgānuśāsana can be transliterated into English as Namalinganusasana or Namalinganushasana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Nāmaliṅgānuśāsana (नामलिङ्गानुशासन).—A treatise in which words with their genders are given. The term is usually used in connection with the great dictionary by अमरसिंह (amarasiṃha) which is called नामालिङ्गानु-शासन (nāmāliṅgānu-śāsana) or अमरकोष (amarakoṣa).

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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India history and geogprahy

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Nāmaliṅgānuśāsana (नामलिङ्गानुशासन) or Bhūriprayoga is the name of a work ascribed to Padmanābha-datta (1350-1400 C.E.): well-known as the founder of saupadma school of Sanskrit Grammar and a resident of Bhoragrāma of Mithilā (now in modern Bihar state). Also see the “New Catalogus Catalogorum” XI. p. 128.

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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