Viharashtaka, aka: Vihara-ashtaka, Vihārāṣṭaka; 1 Definition(s)

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Viharashtaka means something in the history of ancient India. 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.

The Sanskrit term Vihārāṣṭaka can be transliterated into English as Viharastaka or Viharashtaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Vihārāṣṭaka (विहाराष्टक) 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.

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as 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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