Shankhyayanasutra, Śāṅkhyāyanasūtra, Shankhyayana-sutra: 1 definition
Shankhyayanasutra 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 Śāṅkhyāyanasūtra can be transliterated into English as Sankhyayanasutra or Shankhyayanasutra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature
Śāṅkhyāyanasūtra (शाङ्ख्यायनसूत्र) is one of the works composed by Keśava Nanda (C. 1644 C.E.), otherwise known as Vyāsa Keśavajī.
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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