Raghavendra, Rāghavendra: 5 definitions


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Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyavilasa of Ciranjiva Bhattacarya (history)

Rāghavendra is one of the three sons of Kāśinātha and the father of Cirañjīva Bhaṭṭācārya (fl. 17th century), author of the Kāvyavilāsa.—Rāghavendra was an eminent scholar and poet of his time. Before Rāghavendra was barely sixteen, he acquired all the vidyās. He was a student of Bhavānanda Siddhāntavāgīśa. Cirañjīva’s father Rāghavendra became a śatāvadhāna and could perform a hundred things simultaneously after learning each and every subjects from his teacher Bhavānanda. Rāghavendra wrote Mantrārthadīpa and Rāmaprakāśa. The first one is about explanations of Vedic hymns and the second one is a Smṛti literature. He died at Kāśi at very old age.

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Rāghavendra (राघवेन्द्र) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Perhaps, the same as the last:
—[commentary] on Jayatīrtha’s Karmanirṇayaṭīkā.
—[commentary] on Jayatīrtha’s Tattvoddyotavivaraṇa.
—[commentary] Tantradīpikā on Jayatīrtha’s Tattvaprakāśikā to Ānandatīrtha’s Brahmasūtrabhāṣya.
—[commentary] on Vyāsatīrtha’s Tātparyacandrikā, a subcommentary to the same. Rice. 142. Nyāyadīpa Tarkatāṇḍavaṭīkā. Parimala, a
—[commentary] on Jayatīrtha’s Nyāyasudhā. Rice. 154. Bhāvadīpa or Bhāvarūpa on Jayatīrtha’s
—[commentary] to Ānandatīrthas Brahmasūtrabhāṣya. Jijñāsādhikaraṇa. K. 136. Bhāvadīpa on Ānandatīrtha’s Viṣṇutattvanirṇaya.

2) Rāghavendra (राघवेन्द्र):—with the title śatāvadhāna son of Kāśīnātha, brother of Rājendra and Maheśa, pupil of Bhavānanda Siddhāntavāgīśa, father of Rāmadeva Ciraṃjīva: Mantrārthadīpa and Rāmaprakāśa, both mentioned in Vidvanmodataraṅgiṇī. W. p. 159. Oxf. 261^a.

3) Rāghavendra (राघवेन्द्र):—son of Kṛṣṇa Bhaṭṭa: Amarakośabhāṣya.

4) Rāghavendra (राघवेन्द्र):—pupil of Sudhīndra: Bhāvadīpa, a
—[commentary] on Jayatīrtha’s Tattvoddyotavivaraṇa. Rgb. 671.

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

Rāghavendra (राघवेन्द्र):—[from rāghava] m. ‘R°s-chief’, Name of various authors and others (also with ācārya, muni, yati, śatāvadhāna, and sarasvatī), [Catalogue(s)]

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