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Kṛtyakalpataru literally means ‘wish-yielding tree of rituals’.
 
Kṛtyakalpataru literally means ‘wish-yielding tree of rituals’.
  
==Base of Sacraments==
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Rituals and sacraments of the modern society to a great extent depends on Purāṇas, Dharmaśāstras, Nibandhas, Digests.
Rituals and sacraments of the modern society to a great extent depends on:
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# Purāṇas  
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# Dharmaśāstras  
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# Nibandhas  
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# Digests
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==Origin of Kṛtyakalpataru==
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The Kṛtyakalpataru of Lakṣmīdhara (12th century CE) is more popularly known as Kalpataru. Lakṣmīdhara was the son of Bhaṭṭa Hṛdayadhara and the minister for peace and war<ref>These type of ministers are called ‘sandhivigrahika’.</ref> of the king Govindacandra of Kanauj who ruled from CE 1114 to CE 1154.   
The Kṛtyakalpataru of Lakṣmīdhara (12th century A. D.) is more popularly known as Kalpataru. Lakṣmīdhara was the son of Bhaṭṭa Hṛdayadhara and the minister for peace and war<ref>These type of ministers are called ‘sandhivigrahika’.</ref> of the king Govindacandra of Kanauj who ruled from A. D. 1114 to A. D. 1154.   
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Kṛtyakalpataru is one such nibandha which is both voluminous and also considered as an authority especially in the states like:
 
Kṛtyakalpataru is one such nibandha which is both voluminous and also considered as an authority especially in the states like:
# Mithilā
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* Mithilā
# Bengal
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* Bengal
# North India
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* North India
# West India
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* West India
  
 
==Glossary of Kṛtyakalpataru==
 
==Glossary of Kṛtyakalpataru==
 
The work comprises fourteen kāṇḍas dealing with a variety of subjects as follows:
 
The work comprises fourteen kāṇḍas dealing with a variety of subjects as follows:
# Contents
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* Contents
# Duties of a gṛhastha or a householder
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* Duties of a gṛhastha or a householder
# Daily duties like Sandhyā and pañcamahāyajñas
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* Daily duties like Sandhyā and pañcamahāyajñas
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 17:21, 23 October 2016

By Swami Harshananda

Sometimes transliterated as: Krtyakalpataru, KRtyakalpataru, Krrityakalpataru


Kṛtyakalpataru literally means ‘wish-yielding tree of rituals’.

Rituals and sacraments of the modern society to a great extent depends on Purāṇas, Dharmaśāstras, Nibandhas, Digests.

The Kṛtyakalpataru of Lakṣmīdhara (12th century CE) is more popularly known as Kalpataru. Lakṣmīdhara was the son of Bhaṭṭa Hṛdayadhara and the minister for peace and war[1] of the king Govindacandra of Kanauj who ruled from CE 1114 to CE 1154.

Kṛtyakalpataru is one such nibandha which is both voluminous and also considered as an authority especially in the states like:

  • Mithilā
  • Bengal
  • North India
  • West India

Glossary of Kṛtyakalpataru

The work comprises fourteen kāṇḍas dealing with a variety of subjects as follows:

  • Contents
  • Duties of a gṛhastha or a householder
  • Daily duties like Sandhyā and pañcamahāyajñas

References

  1. These type of ministers are called ‘sandhivigrahika’.
  • The Concise Encyclopedia of Hinduism, Swami Harshananda, Ram Krishna Math, Bangalore