Dandakavritta, aka: Daṇḍakavṛtta, Dandaka-vritta; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Daṇḍakavṛtta can be transliterated into English as Dandakavrtta or Dandakavritta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

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Daṇḍakavṛtta (दण्डकवृत्त) is the name of a text dealing with Sanskrit prosody (chandas) for which no authorship could be traced. The author of the text is not known. The text mainly deals with daṇḍaka type of metres. The author starts the text with the introduction to the steps of yati.

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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