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Bhāvika, aka: Bhavika; 1 Definition(s)


Bhāvika 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 Bhāvika can be transliterated into English as Bhavika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Nāṭyaśāstra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Bhāvika (भाविक).—Name of an additional lāsyāṅga, or ‘elements of the gentle dance’;—In the bhāvika, the heroine afflicted by the fire of love, manifests various Erotic states, seeing the lover in dream.

Source: svAbhinava: Abhinavagupta’s Treatment of the lāsyāṅgas

about this context:

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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