Visheshastavatika, Viśeṣastavaṭīkā, Visheshastava-tika: 1 definition


Visheshastavatika 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 Viśeṣastavaṭīkā can be transliterated into English as Visesastavatika or Visheshastavatika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (history)

Viśeṣastavaṭīkā (विशेषस्तवटीका) (“commentary on the hymn on distinction”) by Prajñāvarman is one of the text translated by Jārandhara and Monk Rin-chen-bzaṅ-po (Ratnprabha in Sanskrit). This translating team worked together on no less than nine canonical texts dealing with such diverse themes as hymnology, mystics, meditation, discipline, medicine, and chemistry. Besides the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā, their list of publications includes [viz., the Viśeṣastavaṭīkā].

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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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