Kartari-svastika, Kartarī-svastika: 1 definition

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In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

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

One of the saṃyutta-hastāni (Twenty-four combined Hands).—Kartarī-svastika (crossed arrow-shafts): Kartarī-mukha hands are crossed. Usage: trees, the boughs of trees, the summit ofa hill.

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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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