Damodara-mishra, Dāmodara-miśra: 4 definitions


Damodara-mishra 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 Dāmodara-miśra can be transliterated into English as Damodara-misra or Damodara-mishra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

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

Dāmodara-miśra (दामोदर-मिश्र) or Dāmodaramiśra (C. 1501-1600 C.E.), author of Vāṇībhūṣaṇa was a native of Mithilā. He belongs to the family of Dīrghaghoṣa. He mentions his nativity in the colophon of Vāṇībhūṣaṇa (our concerned work). He also invokes about his family background in the fourth verse of the first chapter.

Chandas book cover
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Damodara-mishra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dāmodaramiśra (दामोदरमिश्र).—[masculine] names of poets.

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

Dāmodaramiśra (दामोदरमिश्र):—[=dāmodara-miśra] [from dāmodara > dāma > dā] m. Name of author of one recension of the Hanūman-nāṭaka

[Sanskrit to German]

Damodara-mishra in German

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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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