Harinashva, Hariṇāśvā, Hariṇāśva: 3 definitions
Harinashva 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 terms Hariṇāśvā and Hariṇāśva can be transliterated into English as Harinasva or Harinashva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Hariṇāśvā (हरिणाश्वा) refers to a mūrchanā (modulation) based on the madhyama-grāma, according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 24. The fourteen mūrchanās mentioned in this work refer to the regulated rise or fall of sounds through the grāma (musical scale), which represents a scale consisting of a number of tones (svara).
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).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Hariṇāśva (हरिणाश्व).—A King in ancient India. He once got from King Raghu a sword with divine powers which he presented to King Śunaka. (Śānti Parva, Chapter 166).
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Hariṇāśva (हरिणाश्व):—[from hariṇa > hari] m. ‘deer-horse’, the wind, [Vāsavadattā]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of a man, [Mahābhārata]
3) Hāriṇāśvā (हारिणाश्वा):—[from hari] f. ([from] hariṇāśva) a [particular] Mūrchanā, [Saṃgīta-sārasaṃgraha]
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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Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
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