Gunasamshrayatana, aka: Gunasamshraya-tana, Guṇasaṃśrayatāna; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Gunasamshrayatana 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 Guṇasaṃśrayatāna can be transliterated into English as Gunasamsrayatana or Gunasamshrayatana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

Gunasamshrayatana in Shilpashastra glossary... « previous · [G] · next »

Guṇasaṃśrayatāna (गुणसंश्रयतान) is another name for guṇasaṃśraya: one of the forty-seven tānas (tone) used in Indian music.—The illustration of Guṇasaṃśraya (as a deity) according to 15th-century Indian art is as follows.—The colour of his body is yellow. His face is similar to the face of an elephant. His right hand is in Pravacana-Mudrā and a viṇā in his left hand.

The illustrations (of, for example Guṇasaṃśrayatāna) are found scattered throughout ancient Jain manuscripts from Gujarat. The descriptions of these illustrations of this citrāvalī are based on the ślokas of Vācanācārya Gaṇi Sudhākalaśa’s Saṅgītopaniṣatsāroddhāra (14th century) and Śārṅgadeva’s Saṅgītaratnākara (13th century).

Source: archive.org: Illustrations of Indian Music and Dance in Western Indian Style
Shilpashastra book cover
context information

Shilpashastra (शिल्पशास्त्र, śilpaśāstra) represents the ancient Indian science (shastra) of creative arts (shilpa) such as sculpture, iconography and painting. Closely related to Vastushastra (architecture), they often share the same literature.

Discover the meaning of gunasamshrayatana or gunasamsrayatana in the context of Shilpashastra from relevant books on Exotic India

Relevant definitions

Search found 160 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Tana
Tāna (तान) is the name of a Vīra (hero) who, together with the Ḍākinī named Tānī forms one of t...
Sutanu
Sutanu (सुतनु).—mfn. (-nuḥ-nuḥ or -nvī-nu) 1. Very thin or delicate. 2. Extremely fine. f. (-nu...
Ekatana
Ekatāna (एकतान).—mfn. (-naḥ-nā-naṃ) Closely attentive, having the mind fixed on one only object...
Pragetana
Pragetana (प्रगेतन).—mfn. (-naḥ-nī-naṃ) Relating, or belonging to the morning. E. prage morning...
Gunasamshraya
Guṇasaṃśraya (गुणसंश्रय) refers to one of the forty-seven tānas (tone) used in Indian music.—Th...
Khoma़tana
khōma़ṭāṇa (खोम़टाण).—& khōma़ṭāṇa See khaṃvaṭa and khaṃvaṭāṇa.
Tana-Kana-Kara-Dini-Dishim
ṭaṇa-kana-kara-dinī-diśīṃ (टण-कन-कर-दिनी-दिशीं).—ad Imit. of the sound of a pebble &c. reboundi...
Ihatana
Ihatana (इहतन).—a. belonging to this world. Ihatana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the te...
Uparitana
Uparitana (उपरितन).—a. upper, higher. Uparitana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ...
Mamsatana
Māṃsatāna (मांसतान).—a polypus in the throat. Derivable forms: māṃsatānaḥ (मांसतानः).Māṃsatāna ...
Vastraca Tana
vastrācā tāṇā (वस्त्राचा ताणा).—m (Warp formed of articles of clothing.) A line of clothes hung...
Naktamtana
Naktaṃtana (नक्तंतन).—a. nocturnal; इदं नक्तंतनं दाम पौष्पमेतद् दिवातनम् (idaṃ naktaṃtanaṃ dāma...
Tanakarman
Tānakarman (तानकर्मन्).—n. 1) tuning the voice as a preparatory step to singing. 2) running ove...
Anantatana
Anantatāna (अनन्ततान).—a. of endless width, extensive. Anantatāna is a Sanskrit compound consis...
Arvaktana
Arvāktana (अर्वाक्तन).—a. Being on this side of, not reaching up to, posterior; प्रकृतिपुरुषयोर...

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: