Candavrishtiprayata, Caṇḍavṛṣṭiprayāta, Candavrishti-prayata: 2 definitions



Candavrishtiprayata 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 Caṇḍavṛṣṭiprayāta can be transliterated into English as Candavrstiprayata or Candavrishtiprayata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chandavrishtiprayata.

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

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Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

Caṇḍavṛṣṭiprayāta (चण्डवृष्टिप्रयात) is the name of a daṇḍaka type of Sanskrit metre according to Gaṅgādāsa (16th century) in his Chandomañjarī. Accordingly, the metre which has above 26 letters in its each pāda is called as daṇḍaka. It is also considered as samavṛtta.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Caṇḍavṛṣṭiprayāta (चण्डवृष्टिप्रयात):—(ca va + pra) n. Name eines Metrums (4 Mal ˘ ˘ ˘ ˘ ˘ ˘ ¯ ˘ ¯ ¯ ˘ ¯ ¯ ˘ ¯ ¯ ˘ ¯ ¯ ˘ ¯ ¯ ˘ ¯ ¯ ˘ ¯) [Colebrooke II, 164.]

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Caṇḍavṛṣṭiprayāta (चण्डवृष्टिप्रयात):—(v. l. prapāta) m. [Weber’s Indische Studien 8, 406. 409. fg. 412.]

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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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