Candavrishtipradhataka, Caṇḍavṛṣṭipradhātaka, Candavrishti-pradhataka: 1 definition



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The Sanskrit term Caṇḍavṛṣṭipradhātaka can be transliterated into English as Candavrstipradhataka or Candavrishtipradhataka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chandavrishtipradhataka.

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

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Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

Caṇḍavṛṣṭipradhātaka (चण्डवृष्टिप्रधातक) refers to one of the seventy-two sama-varṇavṛtta (regular syllabo-quantitative verse) mentioned in the 334th chapter of the Agnipurāṇa. The Agnipurāṇa deals with various subjects viz. literature, poetics, grammar, architecture in its 383 chapters and deals with the entire science of prosody (e.g., the caṇḍavṛṣṭi-pradhātaka metre) in 8 chapters (328-335) in 101 verses in total.

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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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