Prasadaguna, Prasādaguṇa, Prasada-guna: 1 definition

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Prasadaguna 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.

In Hinduism

Kavyashastra (science of poetry)

Source: Shodhganga: Bhismacaritam a critical study

Prasādaguṇa (प्रसादगुण) or simply Prasāda refers to the “quality of elegance” and represents one of the different Guṇas (‘qualities’) employed in the Bhīṣmacarita (Bhishma Charitra) which is a mahākāvya (‘epic poem’) written by Hari Narayan Dikshit.— Bhāmaha describes prasādaguṇa as comprehension of the sense even by the womenfolk and children. Vāmana’s prasādaguṇa as a verbal excellence is the laxity of structure and as an ideal guṇa; it is clearness of meaning brought about by the avoidance of superfluity. [... see prasāda]

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Kavyashastra (काव्यशास्त्र, kāvyaśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian tradition of poetry (kavya). Canonical literature (shastra) of the includes encyclopedic manuals dealing with prosody, rhetoric and various other guidelines serving to teach the poet how to compose literature.

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