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Amarasiṃha
Amarasiṃha was a Buddhist.
Audavraji
The Sāmavedaprātiśākhya (a.k.a. Ṛktantra) is ascribed to Śākaṭāyana or Audavraji.
Bhartṛhari
Bhartṛhari has also written the Mahābhāṣyadīpikā, the oldest partially extant commentary on the Mahābhāṣya. Some also consider Bhartṛhari to be the author of a third work called Ṣaḍdhātusamīkṣā.
Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita
Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita (fl. in Vārāṇasī), a.k.a. Bhaṭṭoji Dīkṣita or Bhaṭṭoji, was a hugely important figure in the Sanskrit grammatical tradition in specific and the Sanskrit intellectual traditions in g...
Bhānujidīkṣita
Bhānujidīkṣita was the son of Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita and was patronised by king Kīrtisiṃha of the Veghela dynasty.
Candragomin
Candragomin (a.k.a. Candrācārya) was possibly a Buddhist from Bengal. Candragomin was the founder of the Cāndra grammatical school, a non-Pāṇinian grammatical school in the Sanskrit grammatical tra...
Devaśarman
Devaśarman was from Kashmir. On dating Devaśarman, see Hahn (2008: 24 [§1.2.5 paragraph 3]).
Dharmakīrti
Dharmakīrti was possibly a Jain.
Durgasiṃha
Durgasiṃha was possibly from Bengal.
Haradatta
Haradatta was from south India.
Haridīkṣita
Haridīkṣita (c. 1650 A.D.), a.k.a. Hari Dīkṣita, was the grandson of Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita and the author of the Bṛhacchabdaratna. Haridīkṣita was the teacher of Nāgeśabhaṭṭa. It is believed by some that...
Helārāja
Helārāja was possibly from Kashmir and a contemporary of Abhinavagupta.
Jaimini
According to the tradition, Jaimini was a student of Bādarāyaṇa, the author of the Brahmasūtra. Several works are attributed to Jaimini.
Jayāditya
Jayāditya was one of the two authors of the Kāśikāvṛtti (the other being Vāmana).
Jinendrabuddhi
Jinendrabuddhi was a Buddhist.
Jñānendrasarasvatī
Jñānendrasarasvatī was the teacher of Nīlakaṇṭhavājapeyin.
Kaiyaṭa
Kaiyaṭa was from Kashmir.
Kauṇḍabhaṭṭa
Kauṇḍabhaṭṭa was the son of Raṅgojidīkṣita, the brother of Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita, i.e. Kauṇḍabhaṭṭa was the nephew of Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita.
Kuḍaka
Kuḍaka (or Chuḍḍaka) was from Kashmir. On dating Kuḍaka, see Hahn (2008: 22−23 [§1.2.4 paragraph 1−2]).
Kātyāyana
The Vājasaneyiprātiśākhya is ascribed to Kātyāyana.
Kātyāyana
Kātyāyana is chronologically the second author in the Pāṇinian grammatical school whose work is extant. In the tradition, Kātyāyana is regarded as one of the Pāṇinian sage-triad (munitraya) enjoyin...
Kṛṣṇaśeṣa
Kṛṣṇaśeṣa (a.k.a. Kṛṣṇa Śeṣa, Śeṣakṛṣṇa, or Śeṣa Kṛṣṇa), of the famous Śeṣa family of Varanasi, is believed by some to be the grandson of Rāmacandraśeṣa (the author of the Prakriyākaumudī). Kṛṣṇaśe...
Mahimabhaṭṭa
Mahimabhaṭṭa was from Kashmir.
Mammaṭa
Mammaṭa was from Kashmir.
Mādhava
Mādhava was the brother of Sāyaṇa. Some in the tradition believe that 'Vidyāraṇya' is another name of Mādhava and is not the name of a different person. The relation and identity between Sāyaṇa, Mā...
Nāgeśabhaṭṭa
Nāgeśabhaṭṭa (a.k.a. Nāgeśa Bhaṭṭa, Nāgeśa, Nāgojibhaṭṭa, Nāgoji Bhaṭṭa, Nāgoji; fl. in Vārāṇasī) was a hugely important figure in the Sanskrit grammatical tradition. Some consider Nāgeśabhaṭṭa to...
Nārayaṇabhaṭṭa
Nārayaṇabhaṭṭa (a.k.a. Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa, Nārāyaṇa) was the author of the Mānameyodaya.
Nārāyaṇabhaṭṭa
Nārāyaṇabhaṭṭa was from south India (Kerala). His other works include the grammatical poem Dhātukāvya and the devotional poem Nārāyaṇīya.
Patañjali
Patañjali is chronologically the third author in the Pāṇinian grammatical school whose work is extant. In the tradition, Patañjali is regarded as one of the Pāṇinian sage-triad (munitraya) enjoying...
Piṅgala
The Pāṇinīyaśikṣā is attributed to Pāṇini or Piṅgala.
Puruṣottamadeva
Puruṣottamadeva was from eastern India, possibly Bengal.
Puṇyarāja
Puṇyarāja was the author of a commentary (Ṭīkā) on the Vākyapadīya.
Pāṇini
Pāṇini (also referred to as Dākṣīputra and Śālāturīya), the author of the Aṣṭādhyāyī, was possibly from Gandhāra, which is the north-western area of the Indian subcontinent. In addition, the Pāṇinī...
Ruyyaka
Ruyyaka was from Kashmir. Ruyyaka also authored the Alaṅkārasarvasva and the Kāvyaprakāśasaṃketa (a commentary on the Kāvyaprakāśa). Ruyyaka was the teacher of Maṅkha (the author of the Śrīkaṇṭhaca...
Rāmacandraśeṣa
Rāmacandraśeṣa (a.k.a. Rāmacandra Śeṣa or Rāmacandra) is believed to be the grandfather of Viṭṭhala (the author of the commentary Prakriyākaumudīprasāda on Rāmacandraśeṣa's Prakriyākaumudī). Some a...
Sāyaṇa
Sāyaṇa (d. 1387) was the brother of Mādhava. The relation and identity between Sāyaṇa, Mādhava, and Vidyāraṇya are a subject of scholarly debate. Sāyaṇa was a minister at the court of Harihara I an...
Viśvanāthapañcānana
Viśvanāthapañcānana (a.k.a. Viśvanātha Pañcānana, Viśvanātha Nyāyapañcānana Bhaṭṭācārya) was from Bengal. Viśvanāthapañcānana's father Vidyānivāsabhaṭṭācārya was a contemporary of Kṛṣṇaśeṣa in Vārā...
Viṭṭhala
Viṭṭhala is believed to be the grandson of Rāmacandraśeṣa (the author of the Prakriyākaumudī).
Vāmana
Vāmana was one of the two authors of the Kāśikāvṛtti (the other being Jayāditya).
Vāsudevadīkṣita
Vāsudevadīkṣita was possibly from Tamil Nadu.
Vṛṣabhadeva
Vṛṣabhadeva (a.k.a. Harivṛṣabha) was patronised by king Viṣṇugupta.
Yāska
Yāska is the author of the Nirukta.
Āpiśali
The Āpiśaliśikṣā is attributed to Āpiśali.
Śabarasvāmin
Śabarasvāmin is also known as Śabara
Śarvavarman
Śarvavarman was the founder of the Kātantra grammatical school, a non-Pāṇinian grammatical school in the Sanskrit grammatical tradition (vyākaraṇa).
Śaunaka
The Ṛgvedaprātiśākhya and the Atharvavedaprātiśākhya are ascribed to Śaunaka.
Śākalya
The Ṛgvedapadapāṭha is ascribed to Śākalya.
Śākaṭāyana
The Sāmavedaprātiśākhya (a.k.a. Ṛktantra) is ascribed to Śākaṭāyana or Audavraji.