Shridhara acarya, Śrīdhara ācārya: 1 definition


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Śrīdhara ācārya (श्रीधर आचार्य) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—astronomer. He is quoted twice by Bhāskara in Bījagaṇita, in Keśava’s Jātakapaddhati Bhr. p. 30, in Keśavajātakapaddhatyudāharaṇa Oxf. 338^a, in Kuṇḍakaumudī Oxf. 341^b, in Muhūrtacintā- maṇiṭīkā. Probably, there existed several astronomers of that name: Ariṣṭanavanītaṭīkā. Gaṇitasāra. Triśatīgaṇitasāra. Paddhatiratna. Pāṭīsāra. Līlāvatī. Śrīdharapaddhati. Śrīpatipaddhati. Śrīdharīya jy. Rice. 36.

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Śrīdhara ācārya (श्रीधर आचार्य):—astronomer. Quoted by Hemādri in Pariśeṣakhaṇḍa 2, 20: Khecarasiddhi. Jātakapaddhati. Pāṭīgaṇita. Siddhavallī.

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Śrīdhara ācārya (श्रीधर आचार्य):—son of Nāgaviṣṇu (not merely Viṣṇu): Smṛtyarthasāra.

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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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