Harivyasamishra, Harivyāsamiśra, Harivyasa-mishra: 1 definition

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Harivyasamishra 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 Harivyāsamiśra can be transliterated into English as Harivyasamisra or Harivyasamishra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

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Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

Harivyāsamiśra (हरिव्यासमिश्र) or Harivyāsa Miśra (C. 1574 C.E.) has composed the text Vṛttamuktāvalī. Harivyāsa belongs to Ṣanāḍhya family and he was the son of Rāmacandra, grandson of Arjuna and great grandson of Keśava. His grandfather is described as a mine of good qualities, a great devotee of Viṣṇu and well adorned among scholars. Harivyāsa mentions this in Vṛttamuktāvalī itself. He also tells that he is making a garland of metrical gems, and by composing that Harivyāsa will be garlanded in the neck of learned scholars.

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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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