Ratirahasya, Rati-rahasya: 5 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ratirahasya (रतिरहस्य).—Name of an erotic work by Kokkoka.

Derivable forms: ratirahasyam (रतिरहस्यम्).

Ratirahasya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rati and rahasya (रहस्य).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Ratirahasya (रतिरहस्य) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—kāmaśāstra, written for Vaiṇyadatta by Kokkoka. Io. 1834. 2118. K. 248. B. 3, 52. 54. Burnell. 58^b. Bhr. 214. Poona. Ii, 92. Oppert. 148. 1021. 2004. 2416. 2976. 5143. 5620. 5928. 6985. 7376. Ii, 4123. 6139. Quoted frequently by Mallinātha, by Śivarāma on Vāsavadattā p. 146.
—[commentary] Oppert. 6160. 8200. Ii, 6692.
—[commentary] by Kāñcīnātha. Io. 3250. Burnell. 59^a. Gu. 5. Taylor. 1, 343.

2) Ratirahasya (रतिरहस्य):—by Vidyādhara (?). Oudh. Viii, 20.
—by Harihara. Taylor. 1, 87.

3) Ratirahasya (रतिरहस्य):—kāmaśāstra, written for Vainyadatta by Kokkoka. [Bhau Dāji Memorial] 24. 131. Bl. 250 (10^th chapter: Yogādhyāya). Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 74. Peters. 4, 29.
—[commentary] by Kāñcīnātha. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 74.
—[commentary] by Rāmacandra Sūri. ibid.

4) Ratirahasya (रतिरहस्य):—by Kokkoka. Bc 470. L.. 852. Whish 45. C. by Gopāla, son of Sukhadhara. L.. 853 ([fragmentary]).

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

Ratirahasya (रतिरहस्य):—[=rati-rahasya] [from rati > ram] n. ‘mysteries of love’, Name of an erotic [work] by Kokkoka

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