Krishnabrahmatantra, Kṛṣṇabrahmatantra: 1 definition


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The Sanskrit term Kṛṣṇabrahmatantra can be transliterated into English as Krsnabrahmatantra or Krishnabrahmatantra, 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

Kṛṣṇabrahmatantra (कृष्णब्रह्मतन्त्र) or Kṛṣṇabrahmatantra Parakālasvāmin (1839-1916 C.E.), author of Vṛttamuktāhārastuti was the 31st pontiff of Śrī Brahmatantra Svatantra Parakāla Mutt. He belonged to Hosadurgam family. He was born in the Śaka year 1762 (=1840 C.E.). His pūrvāśrama name was Śrīnivasa Brahmatantra Svatantra Svāmī-Kṛṣṇamācārya. He ascended the mahā-pīṭham in the year 1885 C.E. and continued till 1914 C.E. He brought along with him the idol of Lakṣmī-Nārāyaṇa, which was being worshipped in his family lineage. He has composed 67 works. He died in 1916 C.E.

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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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