Kuruvaka: 4 definitions
Kuruvaka 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: archive.org: The mirror of gesture (abhinaya-darpana)
One of the Hands indicating Trees.—Kuruvaka, the Kartarī and Tripatāka hands.
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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) 1. The crimson amaranth. 2. A purple species of Barleria. 3. Also a yellow kind. E. ku a little, ru to sound, kvun affix, and uvaṅ substituted for u.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kuruvaka (कुरुवक).—kuruvaka = kuravaka, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 79, 36.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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Starts with: Kuruvaka Tittha.
Search found 8 books and stories containing Kuruvaka; (plurals include: Kuruvakas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Mirror of Gesture (abhinaya-darpana) (by Ananda Coomaraswamy)
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Sushruta Samhita, volume 1: Sutrasthana (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)