Jyeshtakanishthabhratri, Jyeshta-kanishtha-bhratri, Jyeṣṭakaniṣṭhabhrātṛ: 1 definition


Jyeshtakanishthabhratri 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 Jyeṣṭakaniṣṭhabhrātṛ can be transliterated into English as Jyestakanisthabhratr or Jyeshtakanishthabhratri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

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

Jyeṣṭakaniṣṭhabhrātṛ (ज्येष्टकनिष्ठभ्रातृ, “elder or younger brother”).—One of the Eleven Hands denoting Relationships.—(Instructions:) The Mayura hand shown forwards and backwards.

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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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