Bhishmamishra, Bhīṣmamiśra, Bhishma-mishra: 2 definitions

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Introduction:

Bhishmamishra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Bhīṣmamiśra can be transliterated into English as Bhismamisra or Bhishmamishra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

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Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

Bhīṣmamiśra (भीष्ममिश्र) (alias Harikavi) was a native of Mithilā and author oft he Vṛttadarpaṇa: a treatise in two chapters on versification. The first chapter deals with the mātrā-vṛttas and the second with varṇa-vṛttas. Bhīṣma Miśra’s other works include a commentary on Kumārasambhava of Kālidāsa, Gītaśaṅkarakāvya, Tattvabodhamahākāvya, Prāmāṇyaprakāśa, Prāmāṇyavādavicāra.

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Chandas (छन्दस्) refers to Sanskrit prosody and represents one of the six Vedangas (auxiliary disciplines belonging to the study of the Vedas). The science of prosody (chandas-shastra) focusses on the study of the poetic meters such as the commonly known twenty-six metres mentioned by Pingalas.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Bhīṣmamiśra (भीष्ममिश्र):—[=bhīṣma-miśra] [from bhīṣma > bhī] m. Name of two authors, [Catalogue(s)]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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