Meghavisphurjita, aka: Megha-visphurjita, Meghavisphūrjitā, Meghavisphūrjita; 3 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

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Meghavisphūrjitā (मेघविस्फूर्जिता) is the name of a Sanskrit metre (chandas) of the Vṛtta-type (akṣarachandas: metres regulated by akṣaras, syllabes).—The metre, Meghavisphūrjitā contains nineteen syllables in each and every quarter and the gaṇas are ya, ma, na, sa, ra and ra. This metre is found to be employed in the Śrīkaṇṭhacarita.

Source: Shodhganga: Mankhaka a sanskrit literary genius (natya)
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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

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Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

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1) Meghavisphūrjitā (मेघविस्फूर्जिता) is the alternative name of a Sanskrit metre (chandas) mentioned by Hemacandra (1088-1173 C.E.) in his auto-commentary on the second chapter of the Chandonuśāsana. Meghavisphūrjitā corresponds to Rambhā (according to Svayambhū). Hemacandra gives these alternative names for the metres by other authorities (like Bharata), even though the number of gaṇas or letters do not differ.

2) Meghavisphūrjita (मेघविस्फूर्जित) refers to one of the 135 metres (chandas) mentioned by Nañjuṇḍa (1794-1868 C.E.) in his Vṛttaratnāvalī. Nañjuṇḍa was a poet of both Kannada and Sanskrit literature flourished in the court of the famous Kṛṣṇarāja Woḍeyar of Mysore. He introduces the names of these metres (eg., Meghavisphūrjita) in 20 verses.

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Meghavisphūrjita (मेघविस्फूर्जित).—

1) thunder, rumbling of clouds.

2) Name of a metre; see App.

Derivable forms: meghavisphūrjitam (मेघविस्फूर्जितम्).

Meghavisphūrjita is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms megha and visphūrjita (विस्फूर्जित).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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