Caturvyavasita, aka: Catur-vyavasita; 1 Definition(s)

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Alternative spellings of this word include Chaturvyavasita.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

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Caturvyavasita (चतुर्व्यवसित) refers to one of the ten kinds of yamaka, according to Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 17. Yamaka is one of the four “figures of speech” (alaṃkāra), used when composing dramatic compositions (kāvya).

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, 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 (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

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