Lakshminatha-bhatta, Lakṣmīnātha-bhaṭṭa: 1 definition



Lakshminatha-bhatta 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 Lakṣmīnātha-bhaṭṭa can be transliterated into English as Laksminatha-bhatta or Lakshminatha-bhatta, 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

Lakṣmīnātha-bhaṭṭa (लक्ष्मीनाथ-भट्ट) (C. 1600 C.E.) or Lakṣmīnāthabhaṭṭa was a renowned scholar on metrics. He and his son Candraśekhara have composed many works on Sanskrit and Prakrit prosody. He was the son of Rāya (Rāyaṇṇa) Bhaṭṭa, grandson of Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa and great grandson of Rāmacandra Bhaṭṭa. He was also father of Candraśekhara Bhaṭṭa. Lakṣmīnātha has mentioned about his family in the beginning of his commentary on Prākṛtapiṅgala.

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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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