Śrī Piṁgala's
Chandaḥśāstra

Pañcamo 'dhyāyaḥ

 

vttam // 5:1 //

samam-ardhasamaṁ viṣamaṁ ca // 5:2 //

samaṁ tāvat-ktvaḥ ktam-ardhasamam // 5:3 //

viṣamaṁ ca // 5:4 //

rāśyunam // 5:5 //

[Samānī]

gliti samānī [−⏑−⏑−⏑−⏑] // 5:6 //

[Pramāṇī]

lgiti pramāṇī [⏑−⏑−⏑−⏑−] // 5:7 //

[Vitāna]

vitānam-anyat // 5:8 //

[Editor's Note 1: The rule is very vague here. Śrī Halāyudha illustrates the metre with verses having the following schemes:

−−⏑⏑−−⏑⏑ x 4;
⏑⏑−−⏑⏑−−¦⏑⏑−−⏑⏑−− x 2;
−−⏑−⏑−⏑− x 4;
& −⏑⏑−⏑⏑−− x 4.

Vttaratnākara's scheme is ⏑−⏑−−⏑−− x 4]

 

[Vaktraṁ]

[Vaktra]

pādasyānuṣṭub-vaktram // 5:9 //

na prathamātsnau // 5:10 //

dvitīya-caturthayo raś-ca // 5:11 //

vānyat // 5:12 //

ya caturthāt // 5:13 //

[⏓⏓⏓⏓¦⏑−−× (x4)]

pathyā yujo j // 5:14 // [Pathyāvaktra]

[⏓⏓⏓⏓¦⏑−−צ¦⏓⏓⏓⏓¦⏑−⏑× (x2)]

viparītaikīyam // 5:15 // [Viparītavaktra]

[⏓⏓⏓⏓¦⏑−⏑צ¦⏓⏓⏓⏓¦⏑−−× (x2)]

capalāyujo n // 5:16 // [Capalāvaktra]

[⏓⏓⏓⏓¦⏑⏑⏑צ¦⏓⏓⏓⏓¦⏑−−× (x2)]

 

vipulā yug-laḥ-saptamaḥ // 5:17 //

sarvataḥ saitavasya // 5:18 //

bhrau ntau ca // 5:19 // [Vaktra Bhavipulā, Ravipulā, Navipulā, Tavipulā]

[Bhavipulā (Piṁgala): ⏓⏓⏓⏓¦−⏑⏑צ¦⏓⏓⏓⏓¦⏑−⏑× (x2)
or: (Saitava): ⏓⏓⏓⏓¦−⏑⏑× (x4)

Ravipulā (Piṁgala): ⏓⏓⏓⏓¦−⏑−צ¦⏓⏓⏓⏓¦⏑−⏑× (x2)
or: (Saitava): ⏓⏓⏓⏓¦−⏑−× (x4)

Navipulā (Piṁgala): ⏓⏓⏓⏓¦⏑⏑⏑צ¦⏓⏓⏓⏓¦⏑−⏑× (x2)
or: (Saitava): ⏓⏓⏓⏓¦⏑⏑⏑× (x4)

Tavipulā (Piṁgala): ⏓⏓⏓⏓¦−−⏑צ¦⏓⏓⏓⏓¦⏑−⏑× (x2)
or: (Saitava): ⏓⏓⏓⏓¦−−⏑× (x4)]

 

[Viṣamavtta]

[Padacaturūrdhva]

pratipādaṁ catur-vddhyā padacaturūrdhvam // 5:20 //

[Padacaturūrdhva = 8 akṣara, 12 akṣara, 16 akṣara, 20 akṣara]

[Āpīḍa]

gāvanta āpīḍaḥ // 5:21 //

[Editor's Note 2: This metre and the two that follow are specific varieties of Padacaturārdhva]

[⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−,
⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−,
⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−,
⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−]

[Pratyāpīḍa]

gāvādau cet-pratyāpīḍaḥ // 5:22 //

[−−⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑,
−−⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑,
−−⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑,
−−⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑]

[Pratyāpīḍa]

pratyāpīḍo gāvādau ca // 5:23 //

[−−⏑⏑⏑⏑−−,
−−⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−,
−−⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−,
−−⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−]

 

[Mañjarī, Lavalī, Amtadhārā]

prathamasya viparyāse mañjarī-lavaly-amtadhārāḥ // 5:24 //

[Mañjarī = 12 akṣara, 8 akṣara, 16 akṣara, 20 akṣara
Lavalī = 16 akṣara, 12 akṣara, 8 akṣara, 20 akṣara
Amtadhāā = 20 akṣara, 12 akṣara, 16 akṣara, 8 akṣara]

[Udgatā]

udgatām-ekataḥ sjau slau, nsau jgau, bhnau jlau g, sjau sjau g // 5:25 //

[⏑⏑−⏑−⏑⏑⏑−⏑,
⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−,
−⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑⏑−,
⏑⏑−⏑−⏑⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−]

[Saurabhaka]

ttīyasya saurabhakaṁ rnau bhgau // 5:26 //

[⏑⏑−⏑−⏑⏑⏑−⏑,
⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−,
−⏑−⏑⏑⏑−⏑⏑−,
⏑⏑−⏑−⏑⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−]

[Lalita]

lalitaṁ nau sau // 5:27 //

[⏑⏑−⏑−⏑⏑⏑−−,
⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−,
⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑⏑−,
⏑⏑−⏑−⏑⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−]

[Upasthitapracupita]

upasthitapracupitaṁ pthag-ādhyaṁ msau jbhau gau, snau jrau g, nau s, nau n jyau // 5:28 //

[−−−⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−⏑⏑−−,
⏑⏑−⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−−,
⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−,
⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑⏑−−]

[Vardhamāna]

vardhamānaṁ nau snau nsau // 5:29 //

[−−−⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−⏑⏑−−,
⏑⏑−⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−−,
⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−,
⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑⏑−−]

[Śuddhavirāḍṣabha]

śuddhavirāḍṣabhaṁ tajrāḥ // 5:30 //

[−−−⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−⏑⏑−−,
⏑⏑−⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−−,
−−⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−,
⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑⏑−−]

 

[Ardhasamavtta]

ardhe // 5:31 //

[Upacitrakaṁ]

upacitrakaṁ sau slau g, bhau bhgau g // 5:32 //

[⏑⏑−⏑⏑−⏑⏑−⏑−¦¦−⏑⏑−⏑⏑−⏑⏑−−]

[Drutamadhyā]

drutamadhyā bhau bhgau g, jgau jyau // 5:33 //

[−⏑⏑−⏑⏑¦−⏑⏑−−¦¦⏑−⏑−⏑¦−⏑⏑−−]

[Vegavatī]

vegavatī sau sgau, bhau bgau g // 5:34 //

[⏑⏑−⏑⏑¦−⏑⏑−−¦¦−⏑⏑−⏑⏑¦−⏑⏑−−]

[Bhadravirāḍ]

bhadravirāḍ tjau rgau, msau jgau g // 5:35 //

[−−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−−¦¦−−−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−−]

[Ketumatī]

ketumatī sjau sgau, bhrau ngau g // 5:36 //

[⏑⏑−⏑−⏑⏑⏑−−¦¦−⏑⏑−⏑−⏑⏑⏑−−]

[Ākhyānakī]

ākhyānakī tau jgau g, jtau jgau g // 5:37 //

[−−⏑−−⏑⏑−⏑−−¦¦⏑−⏑−−⏑⏑−⏑−−]

[Viparītākhyānakī]

viparītākhyānakī jtau jgau g, tau jgau g // 5:38 //

[⏑−⏑−−⏑⏑−⏑−−¦¦−−⏑−−⏑⏑−⏑−−]

[Hariṇaplutā]

hariṇaplutā sau slau g, nbhau bhrau // 5:39 //

[⏑⏑−⏑⏑−⏑⏑−⏑−¦¦⏑⏑⏑−⏑⏑−⏑⏑−⏑−]

[Aparavaktraṁ]

aparavaktraṁ nau rlau g, njau jrau // 5:40 //

[⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−¦¦⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−]

[Puṣpitagrā]

puṣpitagrā nau ryau, njau jrau g // 5:41 //

[⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−−¦¦⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑⏑¦−⏑−⏑−−]

[Yavamatī]

yavamatī rjau rjau, jrau jrau g // 5:42 //

[−⏑−⏑−⏑−⏑−⏑−⏑¦¦⏑−⏑−⏑−⏑−⏑−⏑−−]

[Śikhā]

śikhaikonatriṁdaśadektriṁdaśadante g // 5:43 //

[⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦−
 ⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑− x 2]

[Khañjā]

khañjā mahatyayujīti // 5:44 //

[⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑−
 ⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑⏑¦− x 2]