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Bhujangavijrimbhita, aka: Bhujanga-vijrimbhita, Bhujaṅgavijṛmbhita; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Bhujaṅgavijṛmbhita can be transliterated into English as Bhujangavijrmbhita or Bhujangavijrimbhita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Nāṭyaśāstra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Bhujaṅgavijṛmbhita (भुजङ्गविजृम्भित) refers to a type of syllabic metre (vṛtta), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 16. In this metre, the first eight, the nineteenth, twenty-first, twenty-fourth and the twenty-sixth syllables of a foot (pāda) are heavy (guru), while the rest of the syllables are light (laghu).

⎼⎼⎼¦⎼⎼⎼¦⎼⎼⏑¦⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑¦⎼⏑⎼¦⏑⏑⎼¦⏑⎼¦¦⎼⎼⎼¦⎼⎼⎼¦⎼⎼⏑¦⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑¦⎼⏑⎼¦⏑⏑⎼¦⏑⎼¦¦
⎼⎼⎼¦⎼⎼⎼¦⎼⎼⏑¦⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑¦⎼⏑⎼¦⏑⏑⎼¦⏑⎼¦¦⎼⎼⎼¦⎼⎼⎼¦⎼⎼⏑¦⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑¦⏑⏑⏑¦⎼⏑⎼¦⏑⏑⎼¦⏑⎼¦¦

Bhujaṅgavijṛmbhita falls in the Utkṛti class of chandas (rhythm-type), which implies that verses constructed with this metre have four pādas (‘foot’ or ‘quarter-verse’) containing twenty-six syllables each.

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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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