hemacandra हेमचन्द्र

Definition: m. of a celebrated jaina- author (pupil of deva-candra- sūri- and teacher of king kumāra-pāla-;he lived between 1089 and 1173 A.D. and is the author of a great many works, especially of the anekārtha-keśa-, the abhidhānacintāmaṇi-, the uṇādi-sūtra-vṛtti-, the deśī-nāmamālā-, a Sanskrit and Prakrit grammar etc.)


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