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Ṭavarga, aka: Tavarga; 2 Definition(s)


Ṭavarga means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Ṭavarga can be transliterated into English as Tavarga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


Tavarga (तवर्ग).—The two sides of the navel of the Veda.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 104. 72.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

Nāṭyaśāstra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Ṭavarga (टवर्ग) and Tavarga (तवर्ग) are Sanskrit technical terms referring to a group of letters. According to the Saṅgītaratnākara 4.60-61, the ṭavarga group is presided over by the deity named Jīva (Guru). The tavarga group is presided over by the deity named Śukra.

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

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Nāṭyaśāstra (नाट्यशास्त्र, natya-shastra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition of performing arts, (e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nāṭya) and poetic works (kāvya).

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