Kavikarnapura, Kavikarṇapura: 4 definitions


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In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

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

Kavikarṇapūra (कविकर्णपूर) (C. 16th century), an exponent on Sanskrit metrics belongs to Kāmarūpa (modern Assam). He was a celebrated poet as well as a learned scholar in the court of Malladeva, the then king of Assam. His interpretations of two new gaṇas in Sanskrit metrics are noteworthy. He has thrown new lights on the history of Sanskrit Prosody through his work Vṛttamālā. He mentions about his authorship, his patron Malladeva at the end of the work. He praises Rādhā and Mādhava in the invocatory verse of his work, for which it can be said that he is a staunch follower of Vaiṣṇava philosophy.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kavikarnapura in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Kavikarṇapūra (कविकर्णपूर) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—formerly Paramānandadāsa, son of Śivānandasena, born 1524 in Kāñcanapallī in Nadiyā, father of Kavicandra (Oxf. 212^a): Alaṃkārakaustubha and its
—[commentary] Kiraṇa. Ānandavṛndāvanacampū and—[commentary] Gaurāṅgagaṇoddeśadīpikā. L. 545. Tu7b. 9. Camatkāracandrikā. L. 2150. Oudh. Xviii, 78. Caitanyacandrodaya nāṭaka, composed in 1543. Tu7b. 23. Oppert. 550. 642. Bṛhatkṛṣṇagaṇoddeśadīpikā. Varṇaprakāśa, a vocabulary, written for Rājādhara, son of Amaramāṇikya. Io. 3107. Poona. 321.

Kavikarṇapūra has the following synonyms: Karṇapūra gosvāmin.

2) Kavikarṇapūra (कविकर्णपूर):—Pārasīkapadaprakāśa lex.

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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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