Pratapakutuka, Pratāpakutuka, Pratapa-kutuka: 1 definition


Pratapakutuka 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

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

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Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

Pratāpakutuka (प्रतापकुतुक) or Chandaḥsundara is the name of a work ascribed to Narahari Bhaṭṭa related to the topics of Sanskrit prosody (chandas) but having an unknown period of composition.

Narahari Bhaṭṭa is the son of Svayambhū Bhaṭṭa and disciple of Vidyāraṇya. The author has also composed a commentary on the text.

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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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