Mugdhacurna, Mugdhacūrṇa, Mugdha-curna: 1 definition


Mugdhacurna 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Mugdhachurna.

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

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Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

Mugdhacūrṇa (मुग्धचूर्ण) refers to one of the three types of Cūrṇaka according to Candraśekhara’s Vṛttamauktika. Cūrṇaka represents one of the three types of gadya. The Mugdhacūrṇa is further divided into two i.e. 1. Avṛttimugdhacūrṇa, 2. Atyalpavṛttimugdhacūrṇa..

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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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