Vedantacarya, Vedāntācārya, Vedanta-acarya: 4 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Vedantacharya.

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

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Source: Pure Bhakti: Bhagavad-gita (4th edition)

Vedāntācārya (वेदान्ताचार्य) refers to “a most exalted teacher of Vedānta. The vedānta-ācārya in the Gauḍīya sampradāya is Śrī Baladeva Vidyābhūṣaṇa”. (cf. Glossary page from Śrīmad-Bhagavad-Gītā).

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Vedāntācārya (वेदान्ताचार्य) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—a name devoid of any individuality. The following enumeration is therefore naturally unsatisfactory. See Lakṣmaṇa, Veṅkaṭanātha, Śrīnivāsa.

2) Vedāntācārya (वेदान्ताचार्य):—(?): Adhikaraṇasārāvalī. Tattvamuktākalāpa. Nyāyapariśuddhi. Nyāyaratnāvalī. Nyāyasiddhāñjana. Pāñcarātrarakṣā. Bhagavadgītātātparyacandrikā. Raṅganāthapādukāsahasra. Rahasyatrayasāra. Śatadūṣaṇī. Saccaritrarakṣā. Sarvārthasiddhi Haṃsasaṃdeśa.

3) Vedāntācārya (वेदान्ताचार्य):—(?): Abhayapradānasāra. Daśadīpanighaṇṭu. Yatirājasaptati.

4) Vedāntācārya (वेदान्ताचार्य):—(?): Guṇaratnakośaṭīkā. Oxf. 130^a.

5) Vedāntācārya (वेदान्ताचार्य):—(?): Prameyaṭīkā. Bahuvrīhivāda.

6) Vedāntācārya (वेदान्ताचार्य):—(?): Yādavābhyudaya.

7) Vedāntācārya (वेदान्ताचार्य):—(?): Vedāntakaustubha.

8) Vedāntācārya (वेदान्ताचार्य):—son of Vallabhanṛsiṃha: Anumānasya Pṛthakprāmāṇyakhaṇḍanam.

9) Vedāntācārya (वेदान्ताचार्य):—The Yatirājasaptati has as its author Veṅkaṭanātha Vedāntācārya.

10) Vedāntācārya (वेदान्ताचार्य):—son of Ādivarāhācārya: Vedāntakaustubha.

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

Vedāntācārya (वेदान्ताचार्य):—[from vedānta > veda] m. Name of various teachers ([especially] of a follower of Rāmānuja, founder of a separate seat, [Religious Thought and Life in India 124])

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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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