vaidik chhand

vaidik chhand vedon ke mantron mein prayukt kavitt maapon ko kaha jaata hai .shlokon mein maatraaon ki sankhya aur unke laghu-guru uchchaaranon ke kramon ke samoohon ko chhand kehte hain - vedon mein kam se kam 15 prakaar ke chhand prayukt hue hain . gaayatri chhand inmein sabse prasiddh hai jiske naam hi ek mantra ka naam gaayatri mantra pada hai . iske alaave anushtup, trishtup ityaadi chhand hue hain .

piङagal dvaara rachit chhandashaastr vaidik chhandon ki sabse maanya vivechana hai .

inke vivran is soochi mein diye gaye hain-

chhand naam
maatraaon ki sankhya vinyaas udaaharan - teeka
atyashti
68 12+12+8+8+8+12+8 rigved 9.111.3
atijgati
52 11 + 10 + 10 + 10 + 11 rigved 5.87.1
atishkvari
60 16 +16 + 12 +8 8 6.15.6
32 8 +8 +8 +8 3.53.12
ashti
64 16 +16+ 16+ 8+ 8 4.1.1, 2.22.1
ushnik
28 8+ 8+ 12 3.10.3
ekapada viraat
10 10 10.20.1, isko dashaakshara bhi kehte hain kyonki ek hi paङaakti mein 10 akshar hote hain .
24 8+ 8+ 8 3.11.4, prasiddh gaayatri mantra
48 12+12+12+12 9.68.1
trishtup
44 11 +11+ 11+ 11 10.1.3
dvipda viraat
20 12 8 10 10
dhruti
72 12+12+ 8+ 8+ 8+ 16+ 8 4.1.3
pankti
40 8+ 8+ 8+ 8+ 8 5.6.2
pragaath
72 8+ 8+ 8+ 12+ 12+ 12+ 12 3.16.3
prastaar pankti
40 12+ 12+ 8+ 8 6.9.75
bruhati
36 8+ 8+ 12+ 8 3.9.1
mahaabruhati
44 8+ 8+ 8+ 8+ 12 6.48.21
viraat
40 10+ 10 +10+ 10 6.20.7
shakvari
56 8 +8+ 8+ 8+ 8+ 8+ 8 5.27.5