ID: 109578
Full name: Mṛtasañjīvinī
Year: 990 c.
Language: Sanskrit
Discipline: Chandas
Structure: Prosecommentary with illustrative verses.
Alternative names: Chandovṛtti, Halāyudhavṛtti
Name in local script: मृतसञ्जीविनी, हलायुधवृत्ति, छन्दोवृत्ति
More facts:
  • The Mṛtasañjīvinī attests to Halāyudha’s skill in handling different metres, as he has composed illustrative verses that often embed the name of their metrical templum.
  • This mudrālaṅkāra has been imitated by several later authors of texts on Sanskrit chandas.
  • The text has verses about Rāṣṭrakūṭa Kannaradēva (named as Kṛṣṇarāja), his brother Khoṭṭiga (given as Khuḍiga ) and their Pāramāra enemy Muñja.
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Last update: 06.10.2021 - 13:36
Relates to Works
This work is a commentary on: Chandaḥsūtra
Reused works:
    • Raghuvaṃśa - Verbatim, Correct attribution, Endorsement (1.23 , 1.61, 1.93, 1.39, 1.87, 15.61, 12.104)
    • Sūryaśataka - Verbatim, Endorsement (verse1 and fragments of several others)
    • Meghadūta - Verbatim, Correct attribution, Endorsement (1.51)
    • Kumārasaṃbhava - Verbatim, Correct attribution, Endorsement (several verses from KS 1st sarga as examples of upajāti in 6th adhyāya)
    • Śiśupālavadha - Verbatim, Correct attribution, Endorsement (12.41, 20.79, 3.82 etc.)
Relates to People
Suggested citation: Keerthi N. "Mṛtasañjīvinī." Pandit. <panditproject.org/entity/109578/work>. Updated on October 06, 2021 01:36 pm IST.
Contributors: Naresh Keerthi
Attributed to: Premodern Kannada