Ganda-bherunda, Gaṇḍa-bheruṇḍa, Gamdabherumda: 2 definitions

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Ganda-bherunda 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.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

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

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.

Natyashastra book cover
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ganda-bherunda in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Gaṃḍabhēruṃḍa (ಗಂಡಭೇರುಂಡ):—

1) [noun] a fabulous, mythical bird having two heads, believed to be stronger than lions and elephants; a griffin-like bird.

2) [noun] an erstwhile title used to be conferred on or assumed by, a man of great valour.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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