Sphotacandrika, Sphoṭacandrikā: 3 definitions


Sphotacandrika 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Sphotachandrika.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[«previous next»] — Sphotacandrika in Vyakarana glossary
Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Sphoṭacandrikā (स्फोटचन्द्रिका).—A small treatise on the theory of Sphota written by Jayakrsna Mauni of the famous Maunin family. The author is known as Krsnabhatta also.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sphotacandrika in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Sphoṭacandrikā (स्फोटचन्द्रिका) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—on the eternity of the perception of arti- culated sound, although the latter be perishable. Oppert. Ii, 1013.
—by Jayakṛṣṇa. L. 1780. Kh. 70. B. 3, 32. Ben. 175.

2) Sphoṭacandrikā (स्फोटचन्द्रिका):—[grammatical] by Jayakṛṣṇa. Hz. 205.

3) Sphoṭacandrikā (स्फोटचन्द्रिका):—[grammatical] by Jayakṛṣṇa, son of Raghunātha. Ulwar 1220.

4) Sphoṭacandrikā (स्फोटचन्द्रिका):—[grammatical] by Jayakṛṣṇa. Hz. 1321.

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

Sphoṭacandrikā (स्फोटचन्द्रिका):—[=sphoṭa-candrikā] [from sphoṭa > sphuṭ] f. Name of [work] (on the above philosophical Sphoṭa).

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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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