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Origin and development of Sanskrit metrics

Arati Mitra

Origin and development of Sanskrit metrics

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Published by Asiatic Society in Calcutta .
Written in English

  • Sanskrit language -- Metrics and rhythmics.,
  • Prakrit languages -- Metrics and rhythmics.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOrigin & development of Sanskrit metrics.
    StatementArati Mitra.
    SeriesMonograph series ;, no. 28, Asiatic Society monograph series ;, no. 28.
    LC ClassificationsPK875 .M5 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 366 p. ;
    Number of Pages366
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1830821M
    LC Control Number89902682

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section- v: buddhist sanskrit literature. section-vi: epic literature. section-vii: classical literature chapter-iii. sanskrit and prakrit metrics: their interrelation. section - i: influence of sanskrit metrfs on prakrit metres and its different offshoots. s e c t i o n - ii: influence of prakrit metres on sanskrit.

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You can also try one of the org/details/OriginAndDevelopementOfSanskritMetrics">other formats of the book. The appearance of the Prakrit Paingalam ushers in a new era in the history of Sanskrit metrics.

(xi) It is in the first half of the first chapter, the history of the metrics has been set forth through divergent systems and theories. Bearing of the chronological result of these works on our enquiry in general.

The language shows the same adherence to correct Sanskrit, with occasional lapses, as in Acvaghosa, and there is a rich variety of metres, including the earliest Aryas in Kavya so far datable with reasonable certainty; the Cloka, Upajati, Vasantatilaka, and Cardulavikridita are affected.

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Vedic Sanskrit was the earliest form of Sanskrit language approximately around B.C.), when "knowledge" was handed down through the generations orally. In this period there was composition of hymns, poems, puranas of which some form sacred scripts of Hindus.

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CHAPTER 3 SANSKRIT LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE Sanskrit is the prominent language of India. According to Indian traditions, Sanskrit is the language of Gods1. It has a vast history, which starts from the Vedas. Sanskrit was fully developed in the Vedic period.

Pāṇini gives it a new shape. The superior purity of the Indian language is the reason of its being called the Sanskrit and not given any local name, its basis being universal and eternal; and it is always a rediscovery of the Sanskrit tongue as the primary language that prepares first for a true understanding of human language and, secondly for a fresh purification of.

Download Citation | The metrical organization of Classical Sanskrit verse | In generative metrics, a meter is taken to be an abstract periodic template with a set of constraints mapping linguistic Author: Ashwini Deo.

About the Book In tracing the evolution of Sanskrit prosody from the post – Vedic age to the close of the 12th Century A.D. The author of the book makes an altogether new approach to the study of Sanskrit meters.

Unlike the metricians of the traditional school who noted only superficial features of the metres, he studies here the rhythmic features of the Principal Sanskrit metres, their. Origin And Developement Of Sanskrit Metrics - Arati Mitra. Apr 8, 04/ Apr 8, texts.

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Sanskrit prosody or Chandas refers to one of the six Vedangas, or limbs of Vedic studies. It is the study of poetic metres and verse in Sanskrit. This field of study was central to the composition of the Vedas, the scriptural canons of Hinduism, so central that some later Hindu and Buddhist texts refer to the Vedas as Chandas.

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Bronkhorst. Kavya, highly artificial Sanskrit literary style employed in the court epics of India from the early centuries ad. It evolved an elaborate poetics of figures of speech, among which the metaphor and simile predominate.

Other characteristics of the style are hyperbole, the careful use of language to. Bibliography Aklujkar, Ashok. ‘A different sociolinguistics for Brahmins, Buddhists and Jains.’ In Contemporary Views on Indian Civilization.

Edited by Bhu Dev Sharma. Meerut: World Association for Vedic Studies: 54– Bandopadhyaya, J. Class and Religion in Ancient India. Anthem Press. Benjamin, Walter Bendix Schönflies. ‘The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical [ ]. This guide to Sanskrit metrics and figures of speech can be used as a workbook for learning how to chant verses.

It includes fully-worked examples of the most popular types of verse. The book has six sections: 1. "Poetic elements in Sanskrit literature" explains the extensive use of verse in Indian texts.

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I noticed that the more Sanskrit I studied and translated, the better my verbal memory seemed to become. Origin and Development of Sanskrit Letters With the special reference to Grantha Letters – A Study wara Iyer Padmanaban, B.A.(Hons, PG Dip.

In Edu.,Lecturer, Department of Sanskrit, Faculty of Arts, University of Jaffna. Translation and History: The Development of a Kashmiri Textual Tradition from ca. by Luther James Obrock Doctor of Philosophy in South and Southeast Asian Studies University of California, Berkeley Professor Robert Goldman, Chair This dissertation investigates the Sanskrit works of four authors—Somadeva (fl.

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A new rule in Vedic metrics. Link/Page Citation [section]1 INTRODUCTION Origin and Development of Sanskrit yy. In Vedic and Sanskrit Historical Linguistics: Papers of the 13th World Sanskrit Conference, vol. 3, ed. Jared Klein and Elizabeth Tucker.

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