The Amarakośa (a.k.a. Nāmaliṅgānuśāsana or Trikāṇḍī) is (one of) the most important indigenous Sanskrit lexicon(s). It has received many commentaries. Its author is Amarasiṃha.
The Atharvavedaprātiśākhya, ascribed to Śaunaka, is the prātiśākhya work of the Atharvaveda.
The Aṣṭādhyāyī is the foundational sūtra text of the Pāṇinian grammatical school, and also (one of) the most important text in the Sanskrit grammatical tradition (vyākaraṇa) and the Indian literary...
The Bhāṣāvṛtti is a relatively concise partial commentary on the Aṣṭādhyāyī, not commenting on the sūtras treating the Vedic language. Its author is Puruṣottamadeva.
The Bālamanoramā is a commentary for the less advanced on Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita's Siddhāntakaumudī. Its author is Vāsudevadīkṣita.
The Bṛhacchabdenduśekhara is a commentary on Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita's Siddhāntakaumudī (a commentary on Pāṇini's Aṣṭādhyāyī). A younger and shorter version of the Bṛhacchabdenduśekhara is the Laghuśabdend...
The Candrasūtra (a.k.a. Cāndravyākaraṇa) is a foundational text of the Cāndra grammatical school, a non-Pāṇinian grammatical school in the Sanskrit grammatical tradition (vyākaraṇa). The Candrasūtr...
The Candravṛtti is an auto-commentary on the Candrasūtra. The Candravṛtti is a foundational text of the Cāndra grammatical school, a non-Pāṇinian grammatical school in the Sanskrit grammatical trad...
The Durgasiṃhavṛtti is a commentary on Śarvavarman's Kātantrasūtra. It is a foundational text of the Kātantra grammatical school, a non-Pāṇinian grammatical school in the Sanskrit grammatical tradi...
The Kārikāvalī (a.k.a. Bhāṣāpariccheda) is a set of around 170 verses in which a compendium of views of the nyāya tradition is given. The author of the Kārikāvalī is Viśvanāthapañcānana.
The Kātantrasūtra (a.k.a. Kalāpasūtra) is a foundational text of the Kātantra grammatical school, a non-Pāṇinian grammatical school in the Sanskrit grammatical tradition (vyākaraṇa). The Kātantrasū...
The Kāvyaprakāśa is an alaṃkāraśāstra work discussing theories of poetry. It is one of the most important works in the alaṃkāraśāstra. Its author is Mammaṭa.
The Kāśikāvṛtti (a.k.a. Kāśikā) is (one of) the most important commentaries on the Aṣṭādhyāyī. It is the oldest extant full commentary on the Aṣṭādhyāyī. It comments on the Aṣṭādhyāyī following its...
The Laghuśabdaratna (a.k.a. Śabdaratna) is a commentary on Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita's Prauḍhamanoramā (a commentary on Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita's own Siddhāntakaumudī). It is a shorter version of Haridīkṣita's Bṛhac...
The Laghuśabdenduśekhara is a commentary on Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita's Siddhāntakaumudī (a commentary on Pāṇini's Aṣṭādhyāyī). It is a younger and shorter version of Nāgeśabhaṭṭa's own Bṛhacchabdenduśekhara...
The Mahābhāṣyapradīpa (a.k.a. Pradīpa) is the oldest extant full commentary on the Mahābhāṣya. It has received several commentaries, e.g. Nāgeśabhaṭṭa's Mahābhāṣyapradīpoddyota.
The Mahābhāṣyapradīpoddyota (a.k.a. Uddyota) is a commentary on Kaiyaṭa's Mahābhāṣyapradīpa (a commentary on the Mahābhāṣya). Its author is Nāgeśabhaṭṭa.
The Mādhavīyadhātuvṛtti is a commentary on the Pāṇinian Dhātupāṭha. It gives the technical derivation (prakriyā) of finite and non-finite forms of the verbal roots in that dhātupāṭha. Some believe...
The Mānameyodaya is an elementary mīmāṃsā treatise of the bhāṭṭa mīmāṃsā school. Its author is Nārāyaṇabhaṭṭa.
The Mīmāṃsāsūtra (a.k.a. Jaiminisūtra) is the root text of the indigenous ritual hermeneutics tradition (mīmāṃsā). Its author is Jaimini.
The Nighaṇṭu, in five chapters (adhyāya), is a list of Vedic words giving synonyms, rare words, deity names, etc. The Nighaṇṭu forms the basis for Yāska's Nirukta.
The Nirukta is one of the oldest Sanskrit linguistic texts. It comments on and etymologises Sanskrit words, many among them from the Nighaṇṭu, a list of Vedic words. The Nirukta has received a few...
The Nyāsa (a.k.a. Kāśikāvivaraṇapañcikā or Kāśikāvivaraṇapañjikā) is the oldest extant commentary on the Kāśikāvṛtti, a commentary on the Aṣṭādhyāyī. Its author is Jinendrabuddhi.
The Nyāyasiddhāntamuktāvalī (a.k.a. Siddhāntamuktāvalī, Muktāvalī) is an auto-commentary on the Kārikāvalī. The author of the Nyāyasiddhāntamuktāvalī is Viśvanāthapañcānana.
The Padamañjarī is an important commentary on the Kāśikāvṛtti, a commentary on the Aṣṭādhyāyī. Its author is Haradatta.
The Paddhati of Vṛṣabhadeva (a.k.a. Harivṛṣabha) is a commentary on the first book of the Vākyapadīya.
The Paribhāṣenduśekhara is a set of Pāṇinian paribhāṣās (metalinguistic rule) with a commentary on them. Its author is Nāgeśabhaṭṭa.
The Prakriyākaumudī is a commentary on the Aṣṭādhyāyī. It is one of the earliest Aṣṭādhyāyī commentaries with a thematic reordering of the sūtras and may have served as a model for Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita'...
The Prakriyākaumudīprakāśa (a.k.a. Prakāśa) is a commentary on Rāmacandraśeṣa's Prakriyākaumudī. Its author is Kṛṣṇaśeṣa.
The Prakriyākaumudīprasāda (a.k.a. Prasāda) is a commentary on the Prakriyākaumudī. Its author is Viṭṭhala.
The Prakriyāsarvasva is a commentary on the Aṣṭādhyāyī.
Helārāja's Prakīrṇaprakāśa is a commentary on the third book of the Vākyapadīya.
The Prauḍhamanoramā (a.k.a. Manoramā) is Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita's commentary on his own Siddhāntakaumudī, a commentary on the Aṣṭādhyāyī with thematic reordering of the sūtras.
The Pāṇinīyaśikṣā is a work on Sanskrit phonetics. It is in several versions, which include a versified form and a sūtra form. It is attributed to Pāṇini or Piṅgala. It is one of the most influenti...
The Rāmāśramī (a.k.a. Vyākhyāsudhā) of Bhānujidīkṣita is a commentary on the Amarakośa. This commentary gives details of grammatical information (e.g. technical derivation) of the words in the Amar...
The Rūpāvatāra is the oldest extant commentary on the Aṣṭādhyāyī with a thematic reordering of the sūtras; thus, the Rūpāvatāra may have provided a model for later, more renowned works like the Pra...
The Samanvayadiś, in prose, is a practical grammar mainly on Sanskrit syntax. Only one manuscript of the Samanvayadiś is known to be extant, and that manuscript is incomplete. The Samanvayadiś is o...
Samanvayapradīpa and Samanvayapradīpasaṃketa
The Samanvayapradīpa, in verse, is a practical grammar mainly on Sanskrit syntax. Following the Samanvayadiś closely in structure and content, the Samanvayapradīpa is a versified version of the Sam...
The Sāmavedaprātiśākhya (a.k.a. Ṛktantra) is a prātiśākhya work of the Sāmaveda (Kauthumaśākhā). It is ascribed to Śākaṭāyana or Audavraji.
The Taittirīyaprātiśākhya is a prātiśākhya work of the Kṛṣṇa (Black) Yajurveda.
The Tattvabodhinī is a commentary on Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita's Siddhāntakaumudī. Its author is Jñānendrasarasvatī.
The Uṇādisūtra is a set of sūtras giving primary suffixes (kṛt) and deriving words not found taught in the Aṣṭādhyāyī. Pāṇini has mentioned the term uṇādi in two of his Aṣṭādhyāyī sūtras, namely 3....
The Vaiyākaraṇabhūṣaṇasāra, a shorter version of the Vaiyākaraṇabhūṣaṇa, is a commentary on the set of verses called Vaiyākaraṇasiddhāntakārikā authored by Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita. The Vaiyākaraṇabhūṣaṇasā...
The Vaiyākaraṇasiddhāntakaumudī (a.k.a. Siddhāntakaumudī) is one of the most important and popular commentaries on the Aṣṭādhyāyī. Like the older works e.g. the Rūpāvatāra and the Prakriyākaumudī,...
Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita's Vaiyākaraṇasiddhāntakārikā (a.k.a. Vaiyākaraṇamatonmajjana) is a set of c. 75 verses on the philosophy of grammar/language and intended as a condensation of the ideas in the Śabda...
The Vaiyākaraṇasiddhāntalaghumañjūṣā (a.k.a. Laghumañjūṣā) is a work on the philosophy of grammar/language. It is possibly a revision of the Vaiyākaraṇasiddhāntamañjūṣā and is longer than the Vaiyā...
The Vaiyākaraṇasiddhāntamañjūṣā (a.k.a. Mañjūṣā) is a work on the philosophy of grammar/language. It is possibly the earliest among the three 'mañjūṣā works' of Nāgeśabhaṭṭa. The Laghumañjūṣā is po...
The Vaiyākaraṇasiddhāntaparamalaghumañjūṣā (a.k.a. Paramalaghumañjūṣā) is a work on the philosophy of grammar/language. It is an abridgement of the Vaiyākaraṇasiddhāntalaghumañjūṣā and is possibly...
Sāyaṇa's Vedārthaprakāśa (a.k.a. Ṛgvedabhāṣya) is one of the earliest extant Sanskrit commentaries on the Ṛgveda.