Katalatukkatai, Kaṭalāṭukkāṭai, Katalatu-katai: 1 definition
Katalatukkatai 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.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Shodhganga: The significance of the mūla-beras (natya)
Kaṭalāṭukkāṭai is the name of a chapter of the Cilappatikāram: an ancient epic authored by Ilango Adigal representing an important piece of Tamil literature.—The Kaṭalāṭukkāṭai (the chapter on the seashore), is one of the thirty cantos in Cilappatikāram where information on dance is found. Cilappatikāram is the book in Tamil literature that speaks most extensively on dance in ancient times.
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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Partial matches: Katai.
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