Ardhapravritta, aka: Ardhapravṛttā, Ardha-pravritta; 1 Definition(s)
Ardhapravritta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Ardhapravṛttā can be transliterated into English as Ardhapravrtta or Ardhapravritta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Nāṭyaśāstra (theatrics and dramaturgy)
Ardhapravṛttā (अर्धप्रवृत्ता) refers to one of the varieties of the catuṣpadā type of song, according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 31. Accordingly, “the song in which the sthitā or the pravṛttā is half applied, is called ardhapravṛttā, and it is created by both of these two”.(Source): Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
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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