Candramohana: 1 definition



Candramohana 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chandramohana.

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

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Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

Candramohana (चन्द्रमोहन) or Candramohana Ghoṣa (before 1893 C.E.) is a modern author of Bengal contributed to Sanskrit Prosody by his Chandaḥsārasaṅgraha. The text was published from Calcutta in 1893 C.E. Therefore it can be presumed that he flourished in the 2nd half of 19th Cent.

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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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