Tattvabodhini, Tattvabodhinī: 3 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Tattvabodhinī (तत्त्वबोधिनी).—Name of the well-known commentary on Bhattoji's Siddhnta Kaumudi written by his pupil Jnanendrasarasvati at Benares. Out of the several commentaries on the Siddhantakaumudi, the Tattvabodhini is looked upon as the most authoritative and at the same time very scholarly.

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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-English dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Tattvabodhinī (तत्त्वबोधिनी) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Saṃkepaśārīrakaṭīkā.

2) Tattvabodhinī (तत्त्वबोधिनी):—[tantric] by Kṛṣṇānanda. L. 281.

3) Tattvabodhinī (तत्त्वबोधिनी):—Siddhāntakaumudīṭīkā [grammatical] by Jñānendra Sarasvatī.

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

1) Tattvabodhinī (तत्त्वबोधिनी):—[=tat-tva-bodhinī] [from tat-tva > tat] f. ‘teaching true principles’, Name of a [commentator or commentary] on Saṃkṣepa-śārīraka

2) [v.s. ...] of a [commentator or commentary] on [Siddhānta-kaumudī] by Jñānendra-sarasvatī

3) [v.s. ...] truth-teaching cf. [Religious Thought and Life in India p.492 and 509]

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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. 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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