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 Cāndrasūtra (aka Cāndravyākaraṇa) is a foundational text of the Cāndra grammatical school, a non-Pāṇinian grammatical school in the Sanskrit grammatical tradition (vyākaraṇa). The Cāndrasūtra i...
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 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 Paribhāṣenduśekhara is a set of Pāṇinian paribhāṣās (metalinguistic rule) with a commentary on them. Its author is Nāgeśabhaṭṭa.
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 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...
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 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....
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...
The Vyaktiviveka is an important work in the Sanskrit poetics tradition (alaṃkāraśāstra). Its author is Mahimabhaṭṭa.
The Vājasaneyiprātiśākhya, ascribed to Kātyāyana, is a prātiśākhya work of the Śukla (White) Yajurveda.
The Vākyapadīya, a.k.a. Trikāṇḍī, is a set of around 2000 verses, divided in three books, treating the philosophy of Sanskrit grammar/philosophy of language. It is (one of) the most important works...
The Āpiśāliśikṣā is a work on Sanskrit phonetics, possibly in the Pāṇinian grammatical school.
The Śṛṅgāraprakāśa is an encyclopaedic work in the Sanskrit poetics tradition (alaṃkāraśāstra) treating the erotic sentiment (śṛṅgāra rasa) and many other topics in poetics as well as in the philos...
The Ṛgvedapadapāṭha (i.e. the padapāṭha of the Ṛgveda), ascribed to Śākalya, undoes sandhi and gives grammatical information about the words in the Ṛgvedasaṃhitā.
The Ṛgvedaprātiśākhya, ascribed to Śaunaka, is a prātiśākhya work of the Ṛgveda.
The Ṛgvedasaṃhitā is the oldest extant Sanskrit text. It is one of the most important ancient texts in India.