Gridhravalinaka, Gṛdhrāvalīnaka, Gridhra-valinaka: 1 definition
Gridhravalinaka 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.
The Sanskrit term Gṛdhrāvalīnaka can be transliterated into English as Grdhravalinaka or Gridhravalinaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Gṛdhrāvalīnaka (गृध्रावलीनक).—One of the 108 karaṇas (minor dance movement) mentioned in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 4. The instructions for this gṛdhrāvalīnaka-karaṇa is as follows, “one foot stretched backwards and one knee slightly bent and the two arms outstretched,”.
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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