Chandahkalpalata, Chandaḥkalpalatā, Chandas-kalpalata: 3 definitions
Chandahkalpalata 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 Chhandahkalpalata.
Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature
1) Chandaḥkalpalatā (छन्दःकल्पलता) is the name of a work ascribed to Jayagovinda related to the topics of Sanskrit prosody (chandas) but having an unknown period of composition.
2) Chandaḥkalpalatā (छन्दःकल्पलता) is the name of a work ascribed to Śaṅkarakavi related to the topics of Sanskrit prosody (chandas) but having an unknown period of composition. The colophon of the Chandaḥkalpalatā is traced from the Descriptive Catalogue of Durbar Library Nepal. The text has 9 chapters named as pallava and the present colophon is the colophon of the ninth chapter which is named as cakrapallava. It can be said that this colophon is probably the last part of the text.
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 dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Chandaḥkalpalatā (छन्दःकल्पलता) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—metries, by Mathurānātha. Np. Ii, 126.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Chandaḥkalpalatā (छन्दःकल्पलता):—[=chandaḥ-kalpa-latā] [from chandaḥ-kalpa > chandaḥ > chad] f. Name of [work]
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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