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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 general. Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita was the father of Bhānujidīkṣita and the grandfather of Haridīkṣita; Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita was the brother of Raṅgojidīkṣita, a son of whom is Kauṇḍabhaṭṭa. Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita was a student of Kṛṣṇaśeṣa. Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita is known to have written four grammatical texts: the Siddhāntakaumudī, the Prauḍhamanoramā, the Vaiyākaraṇasiddhāntakārikā, and the Śabdakaustubha. A prolific scholar, Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita also wrote on, among other subjects, dharmaśāstra, philosophy, and jyotiṣa.
Name
Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita
Alternative Name
Bhaṭṭoji Dīkṣita, Bhaṭṭoji
Location
Vārāṇasī
Date Active
c. 1600 A.D.

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