shaakataayan

shaakataayan vaidik kaal ke antim charan (8veen isaapoorv) ke sanskrut vyaakaran ke rachayita hai hain. unki krutiyaaain ab upalabdh naheen hain kintu yaksh, paanini evam anya sanskrut vaiyaakaranon ne unke vichaaron ka sandarbh diya hai.

shaakataayan ka vichaar tha ki sabhi sanjnyaa shabd antat: kisi na kisi dhaatu se vyutpann hain. sanskrut vyaakaran mein yeh prakriya krit-pratyaya ke roop mein upasthit hai. paanini ne is mat ko sveekaar kiya kintu is vishay mein koi aagrah naheen rakha aur yeh bhi kaha ki bahut se shabd aise bhi hain jo lok ki bolachaal mein aa gaye hain aur unase dhaatu pratyaya ki pakad naheen ki ja sakti. shaakataayan dvaara rachit vyaakaran shaastr 'lakshan shaastr' ho sakta hai, jismein unhonne bhi chetan aur achetan nirmaan mein vyaakaran ling nirdhaaran ki prakriya ka varnan kiya tha.