Chandornava, aka: Chandorṇava, Chandas-arnava; 1 Definition(s)

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Chandornava 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 Chhandornava.

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

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Chandorṇava (छन्दोर्णव) or Vṛttārṇava is the name of a work on Sanskrit prosody (chandas) and is quoted by Viśvanātha Daivajña in his commentary on the Grahalāghava of Gaṇeśa.

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature
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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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