Karupravadana, aka: Karu-pravadana; 1 Definition(s)


Karupravadana 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.

In Hinduism

Nāṭyaśāstra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Kārupravādana (कारुप्रवादन).—Instrumental music is called vādya, or kārupravādana, i.e. “the art of playing musical instruments”.

(Source): Google Books: Dattilam: A Compendium of Ancient Indian Music
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Nāṭyaśāstra (नाट्यशास्त्र, natya-shastra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition of performing arts, (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 (nāṭya) and poetic works (kāvya).

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bārākārū (बाराकारू).—m The twelve kārū or balutēdāra.
biṛhāḍakarī (बिऱ्हाडकरी) [-karu, -करु].—m biṛhāḍū c A lodger.
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hōtakara (होतकर) [-rū, -रू].—a That is becoming; that is advancing; promising.
kaī (कई).—ad When? Where?
vasatakarū (वसतकरू).—c (vasaṇēṃ & karū Affix.) A person alighted at a place for a time, a sojou...
utārakarī (उतारकरी).—or -karū m A person alighted for a time upon a journey, a passenger: also ...
saṇakarī (सणकरी).—m A person (as a kārū or balatēdāra or a servant or retainer of certain famil...
jatrēkarī (जत्रेकरी) [or करू, karū].—m A pilgrim.

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