[INDOLOGY] gāyatrī meter

Harry Spier vasishtha.spier at gmail.com
Sun Nov 1 23:02:12 UTC 2020

Dear list members,
Both these hymns have gāyatrī chandaḥ in the preamble where it lists ṛṣiḥ,
devatā,chandas. But the metre of both these hymns is 4 feet of 8 syllables
each, and  Apte`s dictionary lists  gāyatrī metre as 4 feet of 6 syllables
each.  Can someone explain this.



Harry Spier

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