Avasanapaharana, aka: Avasānāpaharaṇā, Avasana-apaharana; 1 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Nāṭyaśāstra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Avasānāpaharaṇā (अवसानापहरणा) refers to one of the varieties of the catuṣpadā type of song, according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 31. Accordingly, “the song with no fixed number of syllables in its pādas, is always called avasānāpaharaṇā”.

(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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