Yashodhavala, Yaśodhavala, Yashas-dhavala: 2 definitions


Yashodhavala 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 Yaśodhavala can be transliterated into English as Yasodhavala or Yashodhavala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

[«previous next»] — Yashodhavala in Chandas glossary
Source: Journal of the University of Bombay Volume V: Apabhramsa metres (2)

Yaśodhavala (यशोधवल) refers to a group of eight metres consisting of eight lines, as discussed in books such as the Chandonuśāsana, Kavidarpaṇa, Vṛttajātisamuccaya and Svayambhūchandas.—The 1st and the 3rd lines in the Yaśodhavala contain 14 mātrās; the 2nd and the 4th have 12; the 5th and the 7th contain only 11, while the 6th and the 8th have 10.

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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»] — Yashodhavala in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Yaśodhavala (यशोधवल):—[=yaśo-dhavala] [from yaśaḥ > yaśas] m. Name of kings, [Inscriptions]

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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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