Suktimuktavali, Sūktimuktāvalī, Suktimukta-avali, Sukti-muktavali: 4 definitions


Suktimuktavali means something in Jainism, Prakrit, 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.

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: Tessitori Collection I

Sūktimuktāvalī (सूक्तिमुक्तावली) or Sūktimuktāvalībhāṣā is the name of a work by Banārasīdāsa (classified as gnomic literature).—The Sūktimuktāvalī-bhāṣā (in Hindi) is included in the collection of manuscripts at the ‘Vincenzo Joppi’ library, collected by Luigi Pio Tessitori during his visit to Rajasthan between 1914 and 1919.—This work is a verse rendering in Hindi of Somaprabhācārya’s Sindūraprakara or Sūktimuktāvalī, as stated by Banārasīdāsa himself. He did it in 1634 in collaboration with Kaunrpal. On this work as an example of translation practice see J.e. cort, ‘Making it Vernacular in agra: the practice of translation by Seventeenth-century Jains’, pp. 84-86 in Tellings and Texts, ed. f. orsini and K. Butler-Schofield, open Book publishers, 2015.

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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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India history and geography

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

Sūktimuktāvalī (सूक्तिमुक्तावली) is the name of a work ascribed to Gokunātha Upādhyāya (C. 1650-1740 C.E.), son of Pītāmbara Upādhyāya, who was exponent on Navya Nyāya system on Indian Philosophy and well-versed in Tantrasāra. Some of Gokulanātha’s verses are mentioned in Vidyākarasahasraka (pp. 92-93).

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Sūktimuktāvalī (सूक्तिमुक्तावली) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—kāvya Burnell. 165^a. Oppert. 3746.
—by Jalhaṇadeva. B. 2, 112. Peters. 3, 397.
—by Bilhaṇadeva. Oppert. 4937. Ii, 3553. 5071. 6871.
—by Lakṣmaṇa Paṇḍita. Bh. 25.

2) Sūktimuktāvalī (सूक्तिमुक्तावली):—kāvya, by Jalhaṇadeva. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 109.
—[commentary] by Somaprabha. ibid.

3) Sūktimuktāvali (सूक्तिमुक्तावलि):—anthology by Jalhaṇa. Bd. 529, Notes p. I.

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

1) Sūktimuktāvali (सूक्तिमुक्तावलि):—[=sūkti-muktāvali] [from sūkti > sūkta] f. Name of various works.

2) Sūktimuktāvalī (सूक्तिमुक्तावली):—[=sūkti-muktāvalī] [from sūkti > sūkta] f. Name of various works.

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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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