Chandasshastra, Chandaḥśāstra, Chandaśśāstra, Chandas-shastra, Chamdashshastra: 8 definitions


Chandasshastra 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.

Chandasshastra has 6 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit terms Chandaḥśāstra and Chandaśśāstra can be transliterated into English as Chandahsastra or Chandahshastra or Chandassastra or Chandashshastra, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Chhandashshastra.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Chandasshastra in Sanskrit glossary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Chandaḥśāstra (छन्दःशास्त्र):—n. Titel von Piṅgala’s Metrik [Oxforder Handschriften 197,a, No. 457.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Chandaḥśāstra (छन्दःशास्त्र):—n. Metrik [Vāmana’s Kāvyālaṃkāravṛtti 1,3,7.] Insbes. die Piṅgala's.

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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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