Chandasshekhara, Chandas-shekhara, Chandaśśekhara: 1 definition
Chandasshekhara 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 Chandaśśekhara can be transliterated into English as Chandassekhara or Chandashshekhara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Chhandashshekhara.
Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature
Chandaśśekhara (छन्दश्शेखर) is the name of a work composed by Rājaśekhara alias Jayaśekhara. This is the only work of Rājaśekhara recorded so far. The full text of Chandaśśekhara is not available to us now. Only the fifth chapter of the text is edited by Velankar and printed as an appendix to Svayambhūchanda of Svayambhū, which is also edited by him. The Chandaśśekhara is a work on Sanskrit, prākṛta and apabhraṃśa metres.
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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