Sunābha, aka: Sunabha; 3 Definition(s)
Sunābha (सुनाभ) is the Sanskrit name of one of Bharata’s sons, mentioned in the Nāṭyaśāstra 1.26-33. After Brahmā created the Nāṭyaveda (nāṭyaśāstra), he ordered Bharata to teach the science to his (one hundred) sons. Bharata thus learned the Nāṭyaveda from Brahmā, and then made his sons study and learn its proper application. After their study, Bharata assigned his sons (eg., Sunābha) various roles suitable to them. The Nāṭyaśāstra is the ancient Indian tradition of performing arts, e.g. drama, dance, music.
Sunābha (सुनाभ) is a Sanskrit technical term referring to a type of temple (prāsāda) classified, according to Samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra chapter 57. The temple is mentioned as one of the twenty temples being a favorite of Viṣṇu. The Samarāṅgaṇasūtradhāra is an 11th-century encyclopedia dealing with various topics from the Vāstuśāstra (branch of Hindu science dealing with architecture and construction).
dhammacakka : (nt.) the wheel of Norm.
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