ID: 40604
Full name: Pāṇini
Gender: Male
Place of birth: Śalātura
Activity year: -500 c.
Alternative names: Dākṣīputra, Śālāturīya

Pāṇini is reported by Hsuan Tsang (fl. 602-604) to have been born at śalātura in gandhāra (on the Indus, close to its junction with the 34th parallel) (Beal 1884.ī.114). He may have taught at takṣāśilā. see ṣcharfe 1977.88ff.; Cardona 1976.260-276. et passim.

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Suggested citation: SKSEC Team, D. Chakraborty, R. Suryanarayanan, O. Kessler. "Pāṇini." Pandit. <panditproject.org/entity/40604/person>. Updated on May 14, 2024 12:26 pm IST.