Alidhasthana, aka: Alidha-sthana, Ālīḍhasthāna; 1 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

[Alidhasthana in Natyashastra glossaries]

Ālīḍhasthāna (आलीढस्थान) refers to one of the six “standing-postures” (sthāna), to be used in the release of missiles of all kinds, according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 11.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, 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 (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

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