Vishnumishra, Viṣṇumiśra: 3 definitions

Introduction

Vishnumishra 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.

The Sanskrit term Viṣṇumiśra can be transliterated into English as Visnumisra or Vishnumishra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

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Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Viṣṇumiśra (विष्णुमिश्र).—A scholar of the Supadma system of grammar who has written a commentary named मकरन्द (makaranda) on the सुपद्मव्याकरण (supadmavyākaraṇa) and also a commentary on the सुपद्मसमाससंग्रह (supadmasamāsasaṃgraha).

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Vaisheshika (school of philosophy)

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Source: Shodhganga: A study of Nyāya-vaiśeṣika categories (vaisesika)

Viṣṇumiśra (विष्णुमिश्र) is mentioned by Ananta Thākur as a writer of Vaiśeṣika system, but about him nothing is known.

Vaisheshika book cover
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Vaisheshika (वैशेषिक, vaiśeṣika) refers to a school of orthodox Hindu philosophy (astika), drawing its subject-matter from the Upanishads. Vaisheshika deals with subjects such as logic, epistemology, philosophy and expounds concepts similar to Buddhism in nature

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Viṣṇumiśra (विष्णुमिश्र) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Supadmamakaranda, a
—[commentary] on Padmanābhadatta’s Supadma grammar.
—[commentary] on Rūpanārāyaṇa’s Supadmasamāsasaṃgraha.

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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. 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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