Rameshvara-bhatta, Rāmeśvara-bhaṭṭa: 1 definition



Rameshvara-bhatta 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.

The Sanskrit term Rāmeśvara-bhaṭṭa can be transliterated into English as Ramesvara-bhatta or Rameshvara-bhatta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

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Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

Rāmeśvara-bhaṭṭa (रामेश्वर-भट्ट) or Rāmeśvarabhaṭṭa was the father of Nārāyaṇabhaṭṭa (born 1513 C.E.): author of Vṛttaratnāvali and who was also the celebrated authority on Dharmaśāstra, residing in Benares in the 16th Century. Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa hails from the famous Bhaṭṭa family of Benares, who were migrated from Maharashtra. In this regard Kane says that “Nārāyaṇa Bhaṭṭa’s father Rāmeśvara Bhaṭṭa whose gotra was Viśvāmitra, migrated from Pratiṣṭhāna (Paithan) in Deccan to Benares”.

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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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