Chandogovinda, Chandas-govinda: 4 definitions



Chandogovinda 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 Chhandogovinda.

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

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Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

Chandogovinda (छन्दोगोविन्द) is the name of a work on Sanskrit prosody (chandas) and was composed by Puruṣottama Bhaṭṭa, preceptor of Gaṅgādāsa, author of CM. This text is quoted by Gaṅgādāsa in the context of application of yati as “ayaṃ ca ślokaśchandagovinde mama guroḥ”. Chandogovinda is also quoted by Divākara in his commentary Ādarśa on Vṛttaratnākara.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Chandogovinda in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Chandogovinda (छन्दोगोविन्द) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—metrics, by Gaṅgādāsa. Quoted Oxf. 198^b, in Vṛttaratnākarādarśa Io. 1555.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Chandogovinda (छन्दोगोविन्द):—[=chando-govinda] [from chando > chad] n. Gaṅgā-dāsa’s work on metre.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Chandogovinda (छन्दोगोविन्द):—(chandas + go) Titel eines Werkes (Autors?) über Metrik [Colebrooke II, 64.]

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Chandogovinda (छन्दोगोविन्द):—n. Titel eines Werkes von Gaṅgādāsa [Oxforder Handschriften 198,b, No. 468.]

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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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