Aticchandas: 6 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Atichchhandas.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aticchandas (अतिच्छन्दस्).—a. [atikrāntaḥ chandaḥ-ndaṃ vā]

1) Free from worldly desires.

2) Exceedingly thought or will.

3) One who violates Vedic traditions of conduct. -s f. n.

1) Name of two classes of metres (atikrāntā chandaḥ vṛttānusāri- varṇavinyāsabhedam)

2) Fondness, inclination.

See also (synonyms): aticchanda.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aticchandas (अतिच्छन्दस्).—[adjective] free from desires; [feminine] a hypermetrical verse.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Aticchandas (अतिच्छन्दस्):—[=ati-cchandas] mfn. past worldly desires free from them, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiv]

2) [v.s. ...] fn. (ās, as) Name of two large classes of metres

3) [v.s. ...] n. (as) Name of a particular brick in the sacrificial fire-place.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aticchandas (अतिच्छन्दस्):—[tatpurusha compound] I. m. f. n.

(-ndāḥ-ndāḥ-ndaḥ) The same as the preceding. Ii. f. n.

(-ndāḥ-ndaḥ) The name of two classes of metres regulated by number and quantity, the first of which comprises the classes atijagatī, śakvarī, atiśakvarī, aṣṭi, atyaṣṭi, dhṛti, atidhṛti (qq. vv.) and the second the classes kṛti, prakṛti, ākṛti, vikṛti, saṅkṛti, atikṛti (or abhikṛti), utkṛti (qq. vv.). Iii. f.

(-ndāḥ) The name of one of the consecrated bricks or iṣṭakās. E. ati (sc. krānta) and chandas I. desire, Ii. metre (in the sense of the accusative) ‘going or having gone beyond desires’ and ‘going beyond the seven Chhandas or metres gāyatrī, uṣṇih, anuṣṭubh, bṛhatī, paṅkti, triṣṭubh and jagatī’.

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