Amarasiṃha was the author of the Nāmaliṅgānuśāsana, also called the Amarakośa. He was a Buddhist.
The Sāmavedaprātiśākhya (a.k.a. Ṛktantra) is ascribed to Śākaṭāyana or Audavraji.
Bhartṛhari's most famous work is the Vākyapadīya. He also wrote the Mahābhāṣyadīpikā, the oldest partially extant commentary on the Mahābhāṣya. Some also consider Bhartṛhari to be the author of a t...
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...
Bhoja is the author of the Śṛṅgāraprakāśa.
Bhānujidīkṣita was the son of Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita and was patronised by king Kīrtisiṃha of the Veghela dynasty.
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 was from Kashmir. On dating Devaśarman, see Hahn (2008: 24 [§1.2.5 paragraph 3]).
Dharmadāsa is the author of the Cāndravṛtti.
Dharmakīrti was possibly a Jain.
Durgasiṃha was possibly from Bengal.
Haradatta was from south India.
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 was possibly from Kashmir and a contemporary of Abhinavagupta.
An author. Active 12th century AD
According to the tradition, Jaimini was a student of Bādarāyaṇa, the author of the Brahmasūtra. Several works are attributed to Jaimini.
Jayāditya was one of the two authors of the Kāśikāvṛtti (the other being Vāmana).
Jinendrabuddhi was a Buddhist.
Jñānendrasarasvatī was the teacher of Nīlakaṇṭhavājapeyin.
Kaiyaṭa was from Kashmir.
Kauṇḍabhaṭṭa was the son of Raṅgojidīkṣita, the brother of Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita, i.e. Kauṇḍabhaṭṭa was the nephew of Bhaṭṭojidīkṣita.
Kuḍaka (or Chuḍḍaka) was from Kashmir. On dating Kuḍaka, see Hahn (2008: 22−23 [§1.2.4 paragraph 1−2]).
The Vājasaneyiprātiśākhya is ascribed to 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 (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 was from Kashmir.
Mammaṭa was from Kashmir.
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 (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 (a.k.a. Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa, Nārāyaṇa) was the author of the Mānameyodaya.
Nārāyaṇabhaṭṭa was from south India (Kerala). His other works include the grammatical poem Dhātukāvya and the devotional poem Nārāyaṇīya.
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...
The Pāṇinīyaśikṣā is attributed to Pāṇini or Piṅgala.
Puruṣottamadeva was from eastern India, possibly Bengal.
Puṇyarāja was the author of a commentary (Ṭīkā) on the Vākyapadīya.
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 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 (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 (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...
Author of the Gaṇaratnamahodadhi (1140 A.D.)
Viśvanāthapañcānana (a.k.a. Viśvanātha Pañcānana, Viśvanātha Nyāyapañcānana Bhaṭṭācārya) was from Bengal. Viśvanāthapañcānana's father Vidyānivāsabhaṭṭācārya was a contemporary of Kṛṣṇaśeṣa in Vārā...
Viṭṭhala is believed to be the grandson of Rāmacandraśeṣa (the author of the Prakriyākaumudī).
Vāmana was one of the two authors of the Kāśikāvṛtti (the other being Jayāditya).
Vāsudevadīkṣita was possibly from Tamil Nadu.
Vṛṣabhadeva (a.k.a. Harivṛṣabha) was patronised by king Viṣṇugupta.
Yāska is the author of the Nirukta.
The Āpiśaliśikṣā is attributed to Āpiśali.
Śabarasvāmin is also known as Śabara