Amarakoshodghatana of Kshirasvamin (study)

by A. Yamuna Devi | 2012 | 77,297 words | ISBN-13: 9788193658048

Summary: This essay studies the Amarakoshodghatana of Kshirasvamin (in English) which represents a commentary on the Amarakosha of Amarasimha. These ancient texts belong the Kosha or “lexicography” category of Sanskrit literature which deals with the analysis and meaning of technical words from a variety of subjects, such as cosmology, anatomy, medicine, hygiene. The Amarakosa itself is one of the earliest of such text, dating from the 6th century A.D., while the Amarakoshodghatana is the earliest known commentary on that work.

Alternative titles: Amarakośodghāṭana (अमरकोशोद्घाटन), Amarakoṣodghāṭana (अमरकोषोद्घाटन), Amarakośa (अमरकोश), Amarakoṣa (अमरकोष), Amarakosodghatana, Amarakosa.

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