Subodhini, Subodhinī: 5 definitions


Subodhini 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी).—Name given to (1) a commentary on the Siddhantakaumudi by Krshamaunin or Jayakrshamaunin; (2) a commentary on the Sarasvata Vyakarana by Amritabharati; (3) a commentary on the Sarasvata Vyakarana by Candrakirti.

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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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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Subodhini in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी) refers to “one of perfect knowledge” and is used to describe Arundhatī, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.4.2 (“The birth of Śiva’s son”).—Accordingly, after Nārada spoke to Agni: “O sage, meanwhile the wives of the seven celestial sages came there desirous of taking their early morning bath in the month of Māgha with other observances of rites. After the bath, six of them were distressed by the chillness and were desirous of going near the flame of fire. Arundhatī of good conduct and perfect knowledge (subodhinī) saw them deluded and dissuaded them at the behest of Śiva. [...]”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (hinduism)

Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी) is the name of a commentary on the Raghuvaṃśa, authored by Bhavadeva (possibly identified with Bhavadevamiśra who also wrote the Yuktabhavadeva, a 17th-century text dealing with Yoga).—Cf. NCC (vol. 16, 172).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Saṃkṣepaśārīrakaṭīkā by Puruṣottama.

Subodhinī has the following synonyms: Sukhabodhanadīpikā.

2) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Rāṇakaṭīkā by Annambhaṭṭa.

Subodhinī has the following synonyms: Sudhāsāra.

3) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—on Uṇādis. Quoted by Devarāja p. 18. 21. 98. 114. 166. 171.

4) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—[dharma] by Mahādeva. Oppert. Ii, 8106.
—by Ratnapāṇi. L. 2022.

5) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—vedānta. Rice. 188.

6) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Amarakośaṭīkā by Nīlakaṇṭha.
—by Bhānujī.

7) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Uttaragītāṭīkā by Gauḍapāda.

8) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Kāvyaprakāśaṭīkā by Veṅkaṭācala.

9) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Kṛṣṇakarṇāmṛtaṭīkā. Oxf. 128^a.

10) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Candrikāṭīkā [grammatical]
—by Mathurānātha.

11) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Jātakanīlakaṇṭhīṭīkā.

12) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Jaiminisūtraṭīkā jy. by Nīlakaṇṭha.

13) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Jyotirvidābharaṇaṭīkā by Bhāvaratna.

14) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Triṃśacchlokīvyākhyā by Ananta Bhaṭṭa.

15) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Baudhāyanaśrautasūtrabhāṣya by Mahādeva.

16) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Brahmasūtraṭīkā by Gaṅgādhara.

17) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Bhagavadgītāṭīkā by Śrīdharasvāmin.

18) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Bhaṭṭikāvyaṭīkā by Kumudānanda.
—by Rāmacandra Vācaspati.

19) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Bhāgavatapurāṇaṭīkā by Vallabhācārya.

20) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—on the Vyavahārādhyāya of the Mitākṣarā by Viśveśvara.

21) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Mugdhabodhaṭīkā by Rādhāvallabha.

22) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Yogāmṛtaṭīkā med. by Gopāladāsa.

23) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Raghuvaṃśaṭīkā by Dinakara.
—by Bhavadevamiśra.

24) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Rākṣasakāvyaṭīkā by Kavirāja.

25) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Rāmagītāṭīkā by Ayyājībhaṭṭa.

26) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Rāmāyaṇaṭīkā.

27) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Vedāntasāraṭīkā by Nṛsiṃha Sarasvatī.

28) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Śivagītāṭīkā by Ayyājībhaṭṭa.

29) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Śrutabodhaṭīkā by Manohara Śarman.

30) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—a
—[commentary] on the Saṃkṣepaśārīraka, by Puruṣottama.

Subodhinī has the following synonyms: Sukhabodhanadīpikā.

31) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Saṃgītakalpataruṭīkā by Gaṇeśadeva.

32) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—a
—[commentary] on the Vaidikaprakriyā of the Siddhāntakaumudī, by Jayakṛṣṇa.

33) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—a
—[commentary] on his own Siddhāntacandrikā [grammatical] by Sadānanda.

34) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—with a gloss. Rgb. 733. A very accurate statement, allowing the reader to guess what he chooses.

35) Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—Nalodayaṭīkā by Prajñākara.

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

Subodhinī (सुबोधिनी):—[=su-bodhinī] [from su > su-pakva] f. Name of various Comms. ([especially] on the Bhagavad-gītā, the Mitākṣarā, the Brahma-sūtras etc.)

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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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