Ekavasana, aka: Ekāvasānā, Eka-vasana; 2 Definition(s)
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Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)
Ekāvasānā (एकावसाना) refers to one of the varieties of the catuṣpadā type of song, according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 31. Accordingly, “the catuṣpadā song, of which one pāda ends with half of the varṇas, is called ekāvasānā. It should have only long and short syllables in the previous pāda”.Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
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).
Languages of India and abroad
Ekavasana (एकवसन).—a. having only one garment, in one dress (without uttarīya).
-stram a single garment.
Ekavasana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms eka and vasana (वसन). See also (synonyms): ekavastra.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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