Ghattananda, Ghaṭṭānanda, Ghattānanda, Ghattanamda: 6 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Ghattananda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

[«previous next»] — Ghattananda in Chandas glossary
Source: Journal of the University of Bombay Volume II: Apabhramsa metres (1)

Ghattānanda (घत्तानन्द) is the of a metre mentioned in the Prākṛta-piṅgala 102.—(Cf. Ghattā).—Ghattānanda is, according to the Prākṛta-piṅgala a metre of two lines.

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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»] — Ghattananda in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ghaṭṭānanda (घट्टानन्द):—[from ghaṭṭa > ghaṭṭ] m. Name of a metre.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Ghattānanda (घत्तानन्द) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ghattāṇaṃda.

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Ghattananda 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ghattananda in Prakrit glossary
Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Ghattāṇaṃda (घत्ताणंद) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Ghattānanda.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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