Mukutakara, Mukuṭakāra, Mukuta-kara: 1 definition

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Mukutakara 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.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Mukuṭakāra (मुकुटकार, “crown-maker”) refers to a member of a theatrical party, according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 35. Accordingly, “he who makes masks and various special dresses together with headgears (śīrṣaka = pratiśīrṣaka) suited to various characters, is called a crown-maker (mukuṭakāra)”.

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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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