Caubola, Caubolā: 1 definition



Caubola 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 Chaubola.

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

Source: Journal of the University of Bombay Volume II: Apabhramsa metres (1)

Caubolā (चौबोला) is the of a metre mentioned in the Prākṛta-piṅgala 181.—(Cf. Ghattā).—Caubolā is, according to the Prākṛta-piṅgala a metre of four lines.—Caubolā, which is regarded by Prākṛta-piṅgala as a catuṣpadī metre, must also be considered as a ṣaṭpadī having two halves each containing three lines of 8, 8 and 14 mātrās.—(Cf. Ghattānanda).

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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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