Ramapati, Ramāpati, Rama-pati: 9 definitions

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In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

Ramāpati (रमापति) or Ramāpati Upādhyāya (before 1704 C.E.) composed Vṛttasāra and an auto commentary called Āloka on it. He was the disciple and the son of Yaśodhara and grandson of Śrīharīśa. He tells the magnanimity of his father and grandfather that his grandfather was a famous scholar in Kāśī and he was entrusted with the title Pājjikāmbhoja. His father, Yaśodhara, was described as the crest of gem of scholars (paṇḍitaśekhara) on the earth and also was adorned with the title of pāñjikārāja. He mentions in the beginning of the text that he was the disciple of Yaśodhara and at the end introduces himself as the son of Yaśodhara. Therefore Yaśodhara was his preceptor as well as father. He beautifully presents the nobility of his family.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ramāpati (रमापति).—epithets of Viṣṇu; Bhāg.1. 55.4.

Derivable forms: ramāpatiḥ (रमापतिः).

Ramāpati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ramā and pati (पति). See also (synonyms): ramāspada, ramākānta, ramānātha.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ramāpati (रमापति).—m.

(-tiḥ) Vishnu. E. ramā Lakshmi, and pati husband.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ramāpati (रमापति).—[masculine] lord of Ramā i.e. Viṣṇu.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Ramāpati (रमापति) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Devālayapratiṣṭhāvidhi.

2) Ramāpati (रमापति):—Prāyaścittacandrikā.

3) Rāmapati (रामपति):—father of Viṣṇupati (Tattvadīpana on Śabdatattvacintāmaṇi). L. 2006.

4) Rāmapati (रामपति):—Sadācārakrama.

5) Ramāpati (रमापति):—son of Yaśodhara, grandson of Harīśa: Vṛttasāra.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Ramāpati (रमापति):—[=ramā-pati] [from ramā > ram] m. = ramādhipa, [Kathāsaritsāgara; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of various authors (also with miśra), [Catalogue(s)]

3) Rāmapati (रामपति):—[=rāma-pati] [from rāma] m. Name of the father of Viṣṇu-pati, [Catalogue(s)]

4) [v.s. ...] of an author, [ib.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ramāpati (रमापति):—[ramā+pati] (tiḥ) 2. m. Vishnu.

[Sanskrit to German]

Ramapati in German

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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 (even English!). 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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