Kanakalatakshipta, Kanakalatākṣiptā, Kanaka-latakshipta: 1 definition


Kanakalatakshipta 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 Kanakalatākṣiptā can be transliterated into English as Kanakalataksipta or Kanakalatakshipta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Kanakalatākṣiptā (कनकलताक्षिप्ता) is the name of a meter belonging to the Uddhatā class of Dhruvā (songs) described in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 32:—“the metre which in its feet of nine syllables, has the first two, and the last three long, is kanakalatākṣiptā”.

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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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