Renukacarya, Reṇukācārya, Renuka-acarya: 4 definitions


Renukacarya 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Renukacharya.

India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)

Reṇukācārya (रेणुकाचार्य) is the family-preceptor of Nañjuṇḍa (1794-1868 C.E.): a poet of both Kannada and Sanskrit literature flourished in the court of the famous Kṛṣṇarāja Woḍeyar of Mysore. Nañjuṇḍa praises his family preceptor (kulaguru) Reṇukācārya as an exponent of Śaivism. He explains the guṇas of him as: Reṇukācārya got the name after getting the reṇus (pollens) of Parameśvara.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Reṇukācārya (रेणुकाचार्य):—[from reṇuka > reṇu] m. Name of an author (who lived in the 13th century).

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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 (even English!). 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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