Ganda-bherunda, aka: Gaṇḍa-bheruṇḍa; 1 Definition(s)

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Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

[Ganda-bherunda in Natyashastra glossaries]

One of the Hands that indicate Flying Creatures.—Gaṇḍa-bheruṇḍa, the Ardha-candra hands face downwards, touching at the wrists, and all the fingers separated.

(Source): archive.org: The mirror of gesture (abhinaya-darpana)
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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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