Nartananirnaya, Nartananirṇaya, Nartana-nirnaya: 3 definitions


Nartananirnaya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

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Source: Shodhganga: a concise history of Sanskrit Chanda literature (history)

Nartananirṇaya (नर्तननिर्णय) is the name of a work ascribed to Puṇḍarīkaviṭṭhala (16th century): a well known scholar in music as well as in Dharmaśāstra, Alaṅkāraśāstra and chandas whose erudite scholarship has touched the height of excellence, which can be judged only from his compositions (eg., Nartana-nirṇaya). Also see “New Catalogus Catalogorum” XII. p. 109; also XXIX. p. 86.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Nartananirṇaya (नर्तननिर्णय) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—on dancing, by Puṇḍarīka Viṭṭhala. L. 2580. Bik. 513. Rādh. 38 (Karṇāṭakīya) [anonymous]

2) Nartananirṇaya (नर्तननिर्णय):—by Puṇḍarīka Viṭṭhala. Stein 57 (first prakaraṇa).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Nartananirṇaya (नर्तननिर्णय):—[=nartana-nirṇaya] [from nartana > narta] m. Name of [work]

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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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