Hariṇapluta, Harina-pluta: 7 definitions

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Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

[«previous next»] — Hariṇapluta in Natyashastra glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

1) Hariṇapluta (हरिणप्लुत).—One of the 108 karaṇas (minor dance movement) mentioned in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 4. The instructions for this hariṇapluta-karaṇa is as follows, “after observing the Atikrāntā Cārī one jumps and stops, and then one of the shanks are bent and thrown up.”.

A karaṇa represents a minor dance movements and combines sthāna (standing position), cārī (foot and leg movement) and nṛttahasta (hands in dancing position).

2) Hariṇaplutā (हरिणप्लुता) refers to a one of the thirty-two cārīs, according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 11. The Hariṇaplutā-cārī is classified as a ākāśikī, or “aerial”, of which there are sixteen in total. The term cārī  refers to a “dance-step” and refers to the simultaneous movement of the feet (pāda), shanks (jaṅghā) and the hip (ūru). From these cārīs proceed dance as well as movements in general.

3) Hariṇaplutā (हरिणप्लुता) refers to a type of syllabic metre (vṛtta), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 16. In this metre, the fourth, the seventh, the tenth and the twelfth syllables of a foot (pāda) are heavy (guru), while the rest of the syllables are light (laghu). It is also known by the name Drutavilambita.

⏑⏑⏑¦⎼⏑⏑¦⎼⏑⏑¦⎼⏑⎼¦¦⏑⏑⏑¦⎼⏑⏑¦⎼⏑⏑¦⎼⏑⎼¦¦
⏑⏑⏑¦⎼⏑⏑¦⎼⏑⏑¦⎼⏑⎼¦¦⏑⏑⏑¦⎼⏑⏑¦⎼⏑⏑¦⎼⏑⎼¦¦

Hariṇaplutā falls in the Jagatī class of chandas (rhythm-type), which implies that verses constructed with this metre have four pādas (‘foot’ or ‘quarter-verse’) containing twelve syllables each.

Source: archive.org: Natya Shastra

Hariṇaplutā (हरिणप्लुता).—A type of aerial (ākāśikī) dance-step (cārī);—Instructions: the foot in the Atikrāntā Cārī to be caused to fall on the ground after a jump, and the shank of an Añcita foot to be put in the Kṣipta posture.

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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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Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

[«previous next»] — Hariṇapluta in Chandas glossary
Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature

1) Hariṇapluta (हरिणप्लुत) is the name of a Sanskrit metre (chandas) defined by Bharata, to which Hemacandra (1088-1173 C.E.) assigned the alternative name of Druta-vilambita in his auto-commentary on the second chapter of the Chandonuśāsana. Hemacandra gives these alternative names for the metres by other authorities (like Bharata), even though the number of gaṇas or letters do not differ.

2) Hariṇaplutā (हरिणप्लुता) refers to one of the 130 varṇavṛttas (syllabo-quantitative verse) dealt with in the second chapter of the Vṛttamuktāvalī, ascribed to Durgādatta (19th century), author of eight Sanskrit work and patronised by Hindupati: an ancient king of the Bundela tribe (presently Bundelkhand of Uttar Pradesh). A Varṇavṛtta (e.g., hariṇa-plutā) refers to a type of classical Sanskrit metre depending on syllable count where the light-heavy patterns are fixed.

3) Hariṇaplutā (हरिणप्लुता) refers to one of the 34 varṇavṛttas (syllabo-quantitative verse) dealt with in the Vṛttamaṇimañjūṣā, whose authorship could be traced (also see the “New Catalogus Catalogorum” XXXI. p. 7).

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Chandas (छन्दस्) refers to Sanskrit prosody and represents one of the six Vedangas (auxiliary disciplines belonging to the study of the Vedas). The science of prosody (chandas-shastra) focusses on the study of the poetic meters such as the commonly known twenty-six metres mentioned by Pingalas.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Hariṇapluta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Hariṇaplutā (हरिणप्लुता).—f.

(-tā) A stanza having eleven syllables in every first and third Pada, and twelve in every second and fourth.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Hariṇapluta (हरिणप्लुत):—[=hariṇa-pluta] [from hariṇa > hari] n.

2) Hariṇaplutā (हरिणप्लुता):—[=hariṇa-plutā] [from hariṇa > hari] f. Name of two metres, [Piṅgala Scholiast, i.e. halāyudha]

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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