Shadragacandrodaya, Ṣaḍrāgacandrodaya, Shadraga-candrodaya: 3 definitions


Shadragacandrodaya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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 Ṣaḍrāgacandrodaya can be transliterated into English as Sadragacandrodaya or Shadragacandrodaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Shadragachandrodaya.

India history and geography

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Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)

Ṣaḍrāgacandrodaya (षड्रागचन्द्रोदय) is the name of a work ascribed to Puṇḍarīkaviṭṭhala (16th century): a well known scholar in music as well as in Dharmaśāstra, Alaṅkāraśāstra and chandas whose erudite scholarship has touched the height of excellence, which can be judged only from his compositions (e.g., Ṣaḍrāga-candrodaya). Also see “New Catalogus Catalogorum” XII. p. 109; also XXIX. p. 86.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Ṣaḍrāgacandrodaya (षड्रागचन्द्रोदय) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—music, by Puṇḍarīkaviṭṭhala. Bik. 529.

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

Ṣaḍrāgacandrodaya (षड्रागचन्द्रोदय):—[=ṣaḍ-rāga-candrodaya] [from ṣaḍ > ṣaṣ] m. Name of [work]

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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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