Ujjvalanilamani, Ujjvalanīlamaṇi, Ujjvala-nilamani: 6 definitions


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In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

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Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary

Ujjvalanīlamaṇi (उज्ज्वलनीलमणि).—A Sanskrit work that describes the complete science of mādhurya-rasa, the conjugal relationship with Lord Kṛṣṇa. It was compiled by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī in the sixteenth century.

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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India history and geography

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

Ujjvalanīlamaṇi (उज्ज्वलनीलमणि) is the name of a work ascribed to Rūpagosvāmin (C. 1470-1583 C.E.): an erudite scholar of Indian Diaspora who has enriched the Sanskrit literature by his various compositions with the nectar of Vaiṣṇava philosophy. Also see the “New Catalogus Catalogorum” XXV. pp. 245-51.

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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) Ujjvalanīlamaṇi (उज्ज्वलनीलमणि) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—alaṃk. by Rūpagosvāmin. Io. 474. 1446. K. 98 (and—[commentary]). Rādh. 41 (and—[commentary]). 45 (and—[commentary]). Tu7b. 5. Np. Vi, 28. Sb. 302.
—[commentary] Āgamacandrikā and Ātmaprabodhikā. Tu7b. 5.
—[commentary] by Viśvanātha Cakravartin. L. 579.
—[commentary] by Sanātana Gosvāmin. Io. 474.

2) Ujjvalanīlamaṇi (उज्ज्वलनीलमणि):—bhakti, by Vallabhācārya. Oudh. Ix, 18 (and—[commentary]).

3) Ujjvalanīlamaṇi (उज्ज्वलनीलमणि):—alaṃk. by Rūpagosvāmin. Stein 59.

4) Ujjvalanīlamaṇi (उज्ज्वलनीलमणि):—bhakti, by Vallabhācārya. Oudh. Xxii, 120 (and—[commentary]).

5) Ujjvalanīlamaṇi (उज्ज्वलनीलमणि):—alaṃk. by Rūpagosvāmin. Ulwar 1037.

6) Ujjvalanīlamaṇi (उज्ज्वलनीलमणि):—alaṃk. by Rūpagosvāmin. As p. 29 (and C.). Bd. 587. Hpr. 1, 32 (and C.). C. Locanarocanī by Sanātana. Hpr. 1, 33.

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

Ujjvalanīlamaṇi (उज्ज्वलनीलमणि):—[=uj-jvala-nīlamaṇi] [from uj-jvala > uj-jval] m. Name of [work]

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Ujjvalanilamani in German

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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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