Mandalanritya, Maṇḍalanṛtya, Mandala-nritya: 3 definitions
Mandalanritya 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.
The Sanskrit term Maṇḍalanṛtya can be transliterated into English as Mandalanrtya or Mandalanritya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Maṇḍalanṛtya (मण्डलनृत्य).—a circular dance, dance in a ring.
Derivable forms: maṇḍalanṛtyam (मण्डलनृत्यम्).
Maṇḍalanṛtya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms maṇḍala and nṛtya (नृत्य).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tyaṃ) Dancing in a ring, especially a dance imitative of one, said to have been danced by the Gopis round Krishna and his mistress Radha. E. maṇḍala a circle, and nṛtya dancing.
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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