Khanjanatkuta, Khañjanātkuṭā, Khanja-natkuta: 1 definition

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Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Khañjanātkuṭā (खञ्जनात्कुटा) refers to one of the seven classes of songs (dhruvā) defined in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 32.9-16. Accordingly, “depending on different conditions, the dhruvās are known to be of five classes”. The limbs belonging to this class are mentioned as: Saṃhāra (Saṃharaṇa) and Caturasra

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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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