Lakshyajnatva, aka: Lakṣyajñatva; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Lakṣyajñatva can be transliterated into English as Laksyajnatva or Lakshyajnatva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

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Lakṣyajñatva (लक्ष्यज्ञत्व) refers to the “study of scriptures” and represents one of the six kinds of prakīrṇa (miscellaneous causes): one of the three “constituents of poetry” (kāvyāṅga) designated by Ācārya Vāmana in his Kāvyālaṅkārasūtravṛtti (also see the Kāvyaprakāśa).

Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyavilasa of Ciranjiva Bhattacarya (natyashastra)
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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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