Venkatesha, Veṅkaṭeśa, Vemkatesha: 4 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Veṅkaṭeśa can be transliterated into English as Venkatesa or Venkatesha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

[«previous next»] — Venkatesha in Chandas glossary
Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

Veṅkaṭeśa (वेङ्कटेश) (C. 15th century), the son of Avadhāna Sarasvatī and the grandson of Ekāmranātha. He was also the son-in-law and student of Kāmeśanātha, a Shaivite of Kāśyapa-gotra. His gotra was Ātreya and his native was Makṣikāraṇya in Tuṇḍiramaṇḍala (Kāñci), now in Tamilnadu state of India. His another name is Veṅkaṭādri and also surnamed as Kālidāsa in some manuscripts. In Praśnottararatnamālā he mentions his name as Veṅkaṭādri, but its colophon says that the author is Śrīśailanātha.


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Chandas (छन्दस्) refers to Sanskrit prosody and represents one of the six Vedangas (auxiliary disciplines belonging to the study of the Vedas). The science of prosody (chandas-shastra) focusses on the study of the poetic meters such as the commonly known twenty-six metres mentioned by Pingalas.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Veṅkaṭeśa (वेङ्कटेश) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—son of Śrīraṅganātha: Aghanirṇaya and—[commentary]. Rahasyatrayasāra. Śatadūṣaṇī.

Veṅkaṭeśa has the following synonyms: Veṅkaṭa ācārya.

2) Veṅkaṭeśa (वेङ्कटेश):—guru of Śrīnivāsadāsa (Yatīndramatadīpikā). L. 2054.

Veṅkaṭeśa has the following synonyms: Veṅkaṭagirinātha.

3) Veṅkaṭeśa (वेङ्कटेश):—Āśauca from his Smṛtisaṃgraha.

4) Veṅkaṭeśa (वेङ्कटेश):—Kālacakrajātaka. Tājikasāra. Bhāvakaumudī. Muhūrtacintāmaṇi. Yogārṇava jy. Sarvārthacintāmaṇi.

5) Veṅkaṭeśa (वेङ्कटेश):—Catuḥślokīṭīkā.

6) Veṅkaṭeśa (वेङ्कटेश):—Vṛttaratnāvalī.

7) Veṅkaṭeśa (वेङ्कटेश):—Smṛtisaṃgraha.

8) Veṅkaṭeśa (वेङ्कटेश):—Smṛtisārasaṃgraha.

9) Veṅkaṭeśa (वेङ्कटेश):—Smṛtisārasarvasva.

10) Veṅkaṭeśa (वेङ्कटेश):—Haṃsasaṃdeśa kāvya.

11) Veṅkaṭeśa (वेङ्कटेश):—with the surname goḍabola son of Rādhāgaṅgādhara, pupil of Vināyaka: Kṛṣṇāmṛtataraṅgikā.

12) Veṅkaṭeśa (वेङ्कटेश):—Śrīnivāsavilāsa campū.

13) Veṅkaṭeśa (वेङ्कटेश):—son of Appayya: Yogārṇava jy. Sarvārthacintāmaṇi jy.

14) Veṅkaṭeśa (वेङ्कटेश):—son of Gaṅgādhara: Jaiminisūtraṭīkā jy.

15) Veṅkaṭeśa (वेङ्कटेश):—Jaiminisūtravṛtti jy.

16) Veṅkaṭeśa (वेङ्कटेश):—Rāmāyaṇaṭīkā.

17) Veṅkaṭeśa (वेङ्कटेश):—son of Yajñanārāyaṇa, grandson of Govinda: Uḍudāyapradīpa.

18) Veṅkaṭeśa (वेङ्कटेश):—with the title Vaidikasārvabhauma, son of Śrīraṅganātha, grandson of Sarasvatīvallabha: Aghanirṇaya or Āśaucaśataka.

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

1) Veṅkaṭeśa (वेङ्कटेश):—[from veṅkaṭa > veṅka] m. ‘lord of Veṅkaṭa’, Name of Kṛṣṇa, [Religious Thought and Life in India 267]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of various authors (also -kavi, -dīkṣita, -paṇḍita etc.), [Catalogue(s)]

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Venkatesha in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Veṃkaṭēśa (ವೆಂಕಟೇಶ):—[noun] a form of Viṣṇu, installed atop Venkata Hills, in Andhra Pradesh, in South India.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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