Dhireshvaracarya, Dhireshvara-acarya, Dhīreśvarācārya: 1 definition


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The Sanskrit term Dhīreśvarācārya can be transliterated into English as Dhiresvaracarya or Dhireshvaracarya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Dhireshvaracharya.

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

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Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

Dhīreśvarācārya (धीरेश्वराचार्य) (1851-1919 C.E.), a poet of modern Assam composed Vṛttamañjarī. He belonged to Tripravara-Bharadvājagotra. He was the son of Keśavācārya alias Ātmārāma and Candraprabhādevī, grandson of Caturbhuja and great grandson of Dāmodara. His maternal grandfather was Bhavadeva, resident of Nāgārakucha and belonged to Vasiṣṭhagotra. Dhīreśvarācārya was born in the village namely Aṣṭāgārīya (Āṭhavarīyā) of Kāmarūpamaṇḍala, and this village was donated along with gold, cows, silver, servants etc. by king Rudrasiṃha to his ancestor Govardhana. He is also the elder brother of Rudreśvarācārya and Upendrācārya and father of Bhāratī, Sarasvatī and Sarveśvara.

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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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