Vidagdhamadhava, Vidagdhamādhava, Vidagdha-madhava: 4 definitions


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

Vidagdhamādhava (विदग्धमाधव) 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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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Vidagdhamādhava (विदग्धमाधव) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—nāṭaka, written in 1549, by Rūpa Gosvāmin. Io. 141. Oxf. 145^a. L. 1609. K. 74. Report. Xiii. Tu7b. 24. Rādh. 23. Bhr. 176. H. 108.
—[commentary] NW. 624.

2) Vidagdhamādhava (विदग्धमाधव):—nāṭaka, written 1533 (not 1549) by Rūpa Gosvāmin Peters. 4, 29. Stein 78 (inc.).

3) Vidagdhamādhava (विदग्धमाधव):—nāṭaka, by Śaṅkaradeva. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 84.

4) Vidagdhamādhava (विदग्धमाधव):—nāṭaka, by Rūpa Gosvāmin. Ulwar 1024.
—[commentary] by a pupil of his. ibid.

5) Vidagdhamādhava (विदग्धमाधव):—nāṭaka by Rūpagosvāmin. As p. 174. Bd. 465 (and C.). Cr. Io. 141. No. 4177. 2353.

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

Vidagdhamādhava (विदग्धमाधव):—[=vi-dagdha-mādhava] [from vi-dagdha > vi-dah] n. Name of a Nāṭaka or drama (by Rūpa Go-svāmin, in 7 acts, written A.D. 1549; it is a dramatic version of the Gīta-govinda on the loves of Kṛṣṇa and Rādhā)

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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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