Shrinivasacampu, Śrīnivāsacampū, Shrinivasa-campu: 3 definitions
Shrinivasacampu 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 Śrīnivāsacampū can be transliterated into English as Srinivasacampu or Shrinivasacampu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Shrinivasachampu.
Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)
Śrīnivāsacampū (श्रीनिवासचम्पू) is the name of a work ascribed to Śrīnivāsa, son of Lakṣmī and Veṅkaṭeśa (or Veṅkaṭeśaor Veṅkaṭanāyaka): the author of works on Sanskrit prosody (e.g., Prastāraśekhara and Vṛttamaṇimālā) and other works. Śrīnivāsa belonged to Kauśikagotra and Vājasaneyaśākhā of the Śuklayajurveda.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
1) Śrīnivāsacampū (श्रीनिवासचम्पू) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—written in praise of a king Śrīnivāsa, by Veṅkaṭa. Printed in Grantharatnamālā.
—by Śrīnivāsa (?). B. 2, 108 (and—[commentary]). Bhr. 635. Most likely the preceding work.
2) Śrīnivāsacampū (श्रीनिवासचम्पू):—by Veṅkaṭeśa. Bl. 110. Gov. Or. Libr. Madras 99 (by Śrīnivāsa). Printed in Kāvyamālā 33.
—[commentary] by Dharaṇīdhara. Bl. 111. Printed in Kāvyamālā 33.
Śrīnivāsacampū has the following synonyms: Śrīnivāsavilāsacampū.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śrīnivāsacampū (श्रीनिवासचम्पू):—[=śrī-nivāsa-campū] [from śrī-nivāsa > śrī] f. Name of a poem by Veṅkaṭa
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Shrinivasa, Campu.
Full-text: Venkata adhvarin, Shrinivasavilasacampu, Shrinivasa.
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