Vanibhushana, Vāṇībhūṣaṇa, Vani-bhushana: 4 definitions


Vanibhushana 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 Vāṇībhūṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Vanibhusana or Vanibhushana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

[«previous next»] — Vanibhushana in Chandas glossary
Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

Vāṇībhūṣaṇa (वाणीभूषण) is the lone work of Dāmodara264. It is divided into two chapters namely paricchedas. The first chapter elaborates the mātrā type of metres and their prastāra, naṣṭa, varṇapatākā etc. in 126 verses. The second chapter illustrates only samavṛttas starting from verse with one letter in each pāda to verse with 25 letter in each pāda in 224 verses. He skips the verse with 26 letter in each pāda in samavṛtta section and whole of ardhasama, viṣama and daṇḍaka sections in this work. He tells at the end of the work that he discussed 43 mātrā metres and 113 varṇa metres in his work.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vanibhushana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Vāṇībhūṣaṇa (वाणीभूषण) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—metrics, by Dāmodara. [Mackenzie Collection] 103. Io. 1367. 2721. W. p. 226. L. 3149. B. 3, 62. Ben. 39. Pheh. 5. Rādh. 46 (and—[commentary]). Oudh. Iv, 11. Xv, 58. Oppert. 5641. Peters. 3, 396. Quoted by Haribhāskara on Kedāra’s Vṛttaratnākara.

2) Vāṇībhūṣaṇa (वाणीभूषण):—metrics, by Dāmodara. Oudh. Xxi, 72. Rgb. 550. Stein 55 (inc.). Quoted very frequently by Lakṣmīnātha in Prākṛtapiṅgalaṭīkā. Printed in Kāvyamālā 53.

3) Vāṇībhūṣaṇa (वाणीभूषण):—metrics, by Dāmodara. Ulwar 1103.

4) Vāṇībhūṣaṇa (वाणीभूषण):—metrics by Dāmodara. As p. 171.

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

1) Vāṇībhūṣaṇa (वाणीभूषण):—[=vāṇī-bhūṣaṇa] [from vāṇī > vāṇa] n. Name of [work] on metrics (by Dāmôdara).

2) Vāṇibhūṣaṇa (वाणिभूषण):—[=vāṇi-bhūṣaṇa] [from vāṇi] n. [wrong reading] for vāṇī-bh.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vanibhushana in German

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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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