A Comparative Table of the Metres

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Chandaḥśāstra, Vttaratnākara, & Vuttodaya

 

4: Viṣamavtta

Chandaḥśāstra: — Vttaratnākara: — Vuttodaya:

Padacaturūrdhva 5:20 — Padacaturūrdhva 182 — <-------------->

line a = 8 syllables, b = 12, c = 16, & d = 20

 

Āpīḍa 5:21 — Āpīḍa 183 — <-------------->

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−

 

Pratyāpīḍa 5:22 — <--------------> — <-------------->

−−⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑

−−⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑

−−⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑

−−⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑

 

Pratyāpīḍa 5:23 — <--------------> — <-------------->

−−⏑⏑⏑⏑−−,

−−⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−,

−−⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−,

−−⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−

 

Lavalī 5:24 The definition of this rule is very different in ChŚā and VR. In the former the metre has 16, 12, 8, & 20 akṣara to the line, and no restriction on their weight.01 — Lavalī 185 — <-------------->

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−

 

Amtadhārā 5:24 Again the definition of this rule in ChŚā is different from VR. In the former the metre has 20, 12, 16, & 8 akṣara to the line, and no restriction on their weight.02 — Amtadhārā 186 — <-------------->

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−

 

Mañjarī 5:24 Given the relationship between the description of the above 2 metres in ChŚā and VR, we should probably take this as an alternative name for Kalikā, described next.03 — <--------------> — <-------------->

line a = 12 syllables, b = 8, c = 16, & d = 20

 

<--------------> — Kalikā 184 — <-------------->

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−−

 

Udgatā 5:25 — Udgatā 187 — <-------------->

⏑⏑−⏑−⏑⏑⏑−⏑

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−

−⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑⏑−

⏑⏑−⏑−⏑⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−

 

Saurabhaka 5:26 — Saurabhaka 188 — <-------------->

⏑⏑−⏑−⏑⏑⏑−−

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−

−⏑−⏑⏑⏑−⏑⏑−

⏑⏑−⏑−⏑⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−

 

Lalita 5:27 — Lalitā 189 — <-------------->

⏑⏑−⏑−⏑⏑⏑−−

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑⏑−

⏑⏑−⏑−⏑⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−

 

Upasthitapracupita 5:28 — Upasthitapracupita 190 — <-------------->

−−−⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−⏑⏑−−

⏑⏑−⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−−

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑⏑−−

 

Vardhamāna 5:29 — Vardhamāna 191 — <-------------->

−−−⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−⏑⏑−−

⏑⏑−⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−−

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑⏑−−

 

Śuddhavirāḍārṣabha 5:30 — Śuddhavirāḍārṣabha 192 — <-------------->

−−−⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−⏑⏑−−

⏑⏑−⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−−

−−⏑⏑−⏑−⏑−

⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑⏑−⏑⏑−−