Nandikeshvarakarika, Nandikeśvarakārikā: 3 definitions


Nandikeshvarakarika means something in 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 Nandikeśvarakārikā can be transliterated into English as Nandikesvarakarika or Nandikeshvarakarika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Nandikeśvarakārikā (नन्दिकेश्वरकारिका).—A short treatise of 28 stanzas, attributed to an ancient grammarian नन्दिकेश्वर (nandikeśvara), which gives a philosophical interpretation of the fourteen sutras attributed to God Siva. The authorship of the treatise is assigned traditionally to the Divine Bull of God Siva. See नन्दिकेश्वर (nandikeśvara). The treatise is also named नन्दिकेश्वरकारिकासूत्र (nandikeśvarakārikāsūtra).

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Nandikeśvarakārikā (नन्दिकेश्वरकारिका):—[=nandikeśvara-kārikā] [from nandikeśvara > nandika > nand] f. Name of a mystic. interpretation of the Śiva-sūtras

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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. 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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