Bhashya is a Sanskrit word for "commentary" or "exposition" [ [ Bhashya] ] . It is especially used with reference to a text or religious work.

A typical Bhashya would be an interpretation of a Sutra or other classical work. It can also consist of word by word translations and the individual view point of the commentator or Bhashyakara.

There are numerous Bhashyas available on various Sanskrit works. Few examples are Brahma Sutra Bhashya by Sri Madhvacharya [ [ References about Srimad Ananda Tirtha] ] and Sri Adi Shankara [ [ Brahma Sutra Bhashya] ] , Gita Bhashya and Sri Bhashya [ [ Sribhashya] ] by Sri Ramanuja and Mahabhashya by Panini [cite encyclopedia | title = Philosophical elements in Patañjali's IAST|Mahābhāṣya | encyclopedia = Encyclopedia of Indian philosophies | author = K. Kunjunni Raja | editors = Harold G. Coward, K. Kunjunni Raja | volume = 5 ("The Philosophy of the Grammarians") | pages = 115 | publisher = Motilal Banarsidass Publ | isbn = 8120804260 | year = ]

See Also

* Works of Madhvacharya
* Works of Adi Shankara


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