Chandomritalata, Chandomṛtalatā, Chandas-amritalata: 2 definitions



Chandomritalata 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 Chandomṛtalatā can be transliterated into English as Chandomrtalata or Chandomritalata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chhandomritalata.

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

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

Chandomṛtalatā (छन्दोमृतलता) is the name of a work dealing with prosody ascribed to Amṛtānanda (19th century): son of Jayalakṣmī and Rāmānanda who was a resident of Nepal and appointed as a Pundit. One manuscript of the Chandomṛtalatā is recorded in “New Catalogus Catalogorum”. The manuscript is preserved in Cambridge University, as recorded by Rajendralal Mitra in his work. However the extract of this text is not available.

Chandas book cover
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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Chandomṛtalatā (छन्दोमृतलता) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—buddhistic, by Amṛta Paṇḍita. Paris. (D 97). Bendall Catalogue 76.

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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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