Chandomatanga, Chandomātaṅga, Chandas-matanga: 2 definitions
Chandomatanga 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 Chhandomatanga.
Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature
Chandomātaṅga (छन्दोमातङ्ग) is the name of a work on Sanskrit prosody (chandas) ascribed to Śvetāmbara. The Chandomātaṅga is quoted by Divākara in his commentary Ādarśa on Vṛttaratnākara of Kedāra.
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
Chandomātaṅga (छन्दोमातङ्ग) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—by Śvetāmbara. Quoted in Vṛttaratnākarādarśa Io. 1555.
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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