Yamunacarya, Yāmunācārya, Yamuna-acarya: 3 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Yamunacharya.

In Hinduism

Vaishnavism (Vaishava dharma)

[«previous next»] — Yamunacarya in Vaishnavism glossary
Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary

Yāmunācārya (यामुनाचार्य).—A great Vaiṣṇava spiritual master and author in the Śrī-sampradāya, one of the important disciplic lines.

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Vaishnava (वैष्णव, vaiṣṇava) or vaishnavism (vaiṣṇavism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshipping Vishnu as the supreme Lord. Similar to the Shaktism and Shaivism traditions, Vaishnavism also developed as an individual movement, famous for its exposition of the dashavatara (‘ten avatars of Vishnu’).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Yamunācārya (यमुनाचार्य) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—See Yāmunācārya.

2) Yamunācārya (यमुनाचार्य):—Yogajātaka jy.

3) Yāmunācārya (यामुनाचार्य):—Quoted by Rāmānuja in Vedārthasaṃgraha. Paṇḍit Xv p. 491. Āgamaprāmāṇya. Ātmasiddhi. Puruṣanirṇaya. Mahāviṣṇuprītistotra. Yogajātaka jy.

Yāmunācārya has the following synonyms: Yāmunamuni.

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

1) Yamunācārya (यमुनाचार्य):—[from yamunā > yam] See yāmunācārya.

2) Yāmunācārya (यामुनाचार्य):—[from yāmuna] m. See above

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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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