Drutacapala, Drutacapalā, Druta-capala: 1 definition

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Drutacapala 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Drutachapala.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Drutacapalā (द्रुतचपला) is the name of a meter described in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 32:—“the metre of which has in its feet of eighteen syllables the fifth, the eighth, the thirteenth and the last long, is drutacapalā”.

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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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