Vrittacandrika, Vṛttacandrikā, Vritta-candrika: 4 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Vrittacandrika 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 Vṛttacandrikā can be transliterated into English as Vrttacandrika or Vrittacandrika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Vrittachandrika.

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

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Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

Vṛttacandrikā (वृत्तचन्द्रिका) is the name of a work ascribed to Rāmadayālu (son of Devanātha) related to the topics of Sanskrit prosody (chandas) but having an unknown period of composition.

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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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India history and geography

[«previous next»] — Vrittacandrika in India history glossary
Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)

1) Vṛttacandrikā (वृत्तचन्द्रिका) is the name of a work ascribed to Śrī Kṛṣṇabhaṭṭa Kavikalānidhi (C. 1669-1744 C.E.), son of son of Lakṣmaṇa, hailing from Gautamagotra. He is the author of seven Sanskrit works and thirteen works in Vrajabhāṣā.

2) Vṛttacandrikā (वृत्तचन्द्रिका) is the name of a work ascribed to Gaṅgādharakavi (19th century), the son of Viṭṭhala and Rukmiṇī. He was also the disciple of Viśvanātha, the brother of Candraśekhara. He composed 14 works and commentaries in Sanskrit.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as 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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Vṛttacandrikā (वृत्तचन्द्रिका) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—by Rāmadayālu. Oudh. Vii, 2. Xii, 18. Xviii, 30.

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

Vṛttacandrikā (वृत्तचन्द्रिका):—[=vṛtta-candrikā] [from vṛtta > vṛt] f. 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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