Saprakarataravali, aka: Saprakāratārāvalī, Saprakara-taravali; 1 Definition(s)

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Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

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Saprakāratārāvalī (सप्रकारतारावली) is the name of a work ascribed to Śrīnivāsa, son of Lakṣmī and Veṅkaṭeśa (or Veṅkaṭeśaor Veṅkaṭanāyaka): the author of works on Sanskrit prosody (eg., Prastāraśekhara and Vṛttamaṇimālā) and other works. Śrīnivāsa belonged to Kauśikagotra and Vājasaneyaśākhā of the Śuklayajurveda.

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature
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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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