Vrittalahari, Vṛttalaharī, Vritta-lahari: 1 definition



Vrittalahari means something in 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 Vṛttalaharī can be transliterated into English as Vrttalahari or Vrittalahari, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geography

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

Vṛttalaharī (वृत्तलहरी) 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., Vṛtta-laharī). 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 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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