Chandomala, Chandomālā, Chandas-mala: 4 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Chandomala 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 Chhandomala.

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

[«previous next»] — Chandomala in Chandas glossary
Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

1) Chandomālā (छन्दोमाला) is the name of a text dealing with Sanskrit prosody (chandas) for which no authorship could be traced. Usually the authors mention their names, parentage etc. in the colophon of their works. But there are certain works in which, the author leaves no impression of his identity. The Chandomālā is mentioned in the “New Catalogus Catalogorum” VII. p. 104.

2) Chandomālā (छन्दोमाला) is the name of a work ascribed to Pyāri Lāla related to the topics of Sanskrit prosody (chandas) but having an unknown period of composition.

3) Chandomālā (छन्दोमाला) is the name of a work ascribed to Śāraṅgadhara Agnihotrin related to the topics of Sanskrit prosody (chandas) but having an unknown period of composition.

3) Śāraṅgadhara Agnihotrin introduces himself in the beginning and at the end of the Chandomālā. He tells that for the sake of easy understanding of beginners, I (Śāraṅgadhara) am composing this Chandomālā at Nandakānana. Indicating his name at the end, he appeals to the people always to wear this Chandomālā as a garland.

4) Chandomālā (छन्दोमाला) is the name of a work ascribed to Śrīkṛṣṇa related to the topics of Sanskrit prosody (chandas) but having an unknown period of composition.

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context information

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»] — Chandomala in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Chandomālā (छन्दोमाला) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—by Śārṅgadhara. Io. 1238. Sūcīpattra. 14. Quoted in Vṛttaratnākarādarśa.

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

Chandomālā (छन्दोमाला):—[=chando-mālā] [from chando > chad] f. a similar work.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Chandomālā (छन्दोमाला):—(chandas + mālā) f. desgl. ebend. [64.]

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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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