Bhartribhratri, Bhartri-bhratri, Bhartṛbhrātṛ: 1 definition


Bhartribhratri 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 Bhartṛbhrātṛ can be transliterated into English as Bhartrbhratr or Bhartribhratri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

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Source: The mirror of gesture (abhinaya-darpana)

Bhartṛbhrātṛ (भर्तृभ्रातृ, “brother-in-law”).—One of the Eleven Hands denoting Relationships.—(Instructions:) The left hand Śikhara, the right hand Kartarī-mukha at the side.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—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), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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