Vrittanamaksharasankhya, aka: Vṛttānāmakṣarasaṅkhyā, Vrittanamakshara-sankhya; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Vrittanamaksharasankhya 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 Vṛttānāmakṣarasaṅkhyā can be transliterated into English as Vrttanamaksarasankhya or Vrittanamaksharasankhya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

Vrittanamaksharasankhya in Chandas glossary... « previous · [V] · next »

Vṛttānāmakṣarasaṅkhyā (वृत्तानामक्षरसङ्ख्या) is the name of a text dealing with Sanskrit prosody (chandas) for which no authorship could be traced. Usually the authors mention their names, parentage etc. in the colophon of their works. But there are certain works in which, the author leaves no impression of his identity. The Vṛttānāmakṣara-saṅkhyā is mentioned in the “New Catalogus Catalogorum” p. 23.

Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature
Chandas book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of vrittanamaksharasankhya or vrttanamaksarasankhya in the context of Chandas from relevant books on Exotic India

Relevant definitions

Search found 94 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Samkhya
Saṃkhyā (संख्या, “number”) or Saṃkhyāguṇa refers to one of the twenty-four guṇas (qualities) ac...
Sankhyayoga
Sāṅkhyayoga (साङ्ख्ययोग).—Revealed by Viṣṇu: taught by Kapila to Āsuri.1 Here tattvas or...
Shankhya Somala
śaṅkhyā sōmala (शंख्या सोमल).—m White oxyde of arsenic.
Cittasankhya
Cittasaṅkhya (चित्तसङ्ख्य).—a. pervading the heart, penetrating the soul. Cittasaṅkhya is a San...
Anuvakasankhya
Anuvākasaṅkhyā (अनुवाकसङ्ख्या).—the fourth of the eighteen Pariśiṣṭas of the Yajurveda.Anuvākas...
Kapila
Kapila (कपिल) refers to one of the various Vibhava manifestations according to the Īśvarasaṃhit...
Dukkha
Dukkha (दुक्ख) participated in the war between Rāma and Rāvaṇa, on the side of the latter, as m...
Smriti
Smṛti (स्मृति, “remembrance”) refers to one of two types of Buddhi (cognition) according to Ann...
Shankha
Śaṅkha (शङ्ख) participated in the war between Rāma and Rāvaṇa, on the side of the latter, as me...
Guna
Guṇa (गुण, “quality”).—The Sāṃkhya system uses the term guṇa in the sense of the constituent el...
Purusha
Puruṣa (पुरुष) is another name for Moraṭā, an unidentified medicinal plant, according to verse ...
Tara
Tāra (तार) participated in the war between Rāma and Rāvaṇa, on the side of the latter, as menti...
Prakriti
Prakṛti (प्रकृति, “species”) or Prakṛtibandha refers to one of the four kinds of bondage (bandh...
Linga
Liṅga (लिङ्ग).—[liṅg-ac]1) A mark, sign, token, an emblem, a badge, symbol, distinguishing mark...
Brahmi
Brāhmī (ब्राह्मी) is another name for Tejovatī, a medicinal plant similar to Jyotiṣmatī Celastr...

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: