Krishnavadhuta, Kṛṣṇāvadhūta: 1 definition



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The Sanskrit term Kṛṣṇāvadhūta can be transliterated into English as Krsnavadhuta or Krishnavadhuta, 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

Kṛṣṇāvadhūta (कृष्णावधूत) (1835-1909 C.E.), author of Chandonavanīta was born at Nārāyaṇadevarakare village in Hospet Taluk, Bellary district, Karnataka. He was the son of Triveṇī and Veṅkaṭa of Śāṇḍilyagotra. He was adopted by Bhīmasena of Kutsagotra of Sāṇḍūr (Guhapura); gained the title Ghaṭikāśatakavi at Trivandrum. In later years, he led a detached life from family and came to be known as Avadhūta. He is the disciple of Vāsudeva Yogīśvara. He is known to have written around 30 works. It is known from the colophon of Advaitasūtrārthapaddhati that, he was well-versed in advaita, dvaita and viśiṣṭādvaita philosophies.

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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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