Vidvanmanohara, Vidvānmanoharā: 3 definitions


Vidvanmanohara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

Dharmashastra (religious law)

[«previous next»] — Vidvanmanohara in Dharmashastra glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-śāstra

Vidvānmanoharā (विद्वान्मनोहरा) is a commentary on the Parāśarasmṛti. It is a Sanskrit work dealing with Dharmaśāstra ( religious law ), written by Nandapaṇḍita in the 16th century. Such smṛti-digest or commentaries inspects and comments upon various smṛtis (written Sanskrit texts dealing with various branches of Hinduism).

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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Vidvanmanoharā (विद्वन्मनोहरा) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Amarakośaṭīkā by Mahādevatīrtha.

2) Vidvanmanoharā (विद्वन्मनोहरा):—Parāśarasmṛtivivṛti by Nandapaṇḍita.

3) Vidvanmanoharā (विद्वन्मनोहरा):—Vidagdhamukhamaṇḍanaṭīkā by Tārācandra.

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

Vidvanmanoharā (विद्वन्मनोहरा):—[=vidvan-manoharā] [from vidvan > vid] f. Name of [work]

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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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