Pratyalidhasana, Pratyālīḍhāsana, Pratyalidha-asana: 1 definition



Pratyalidhasana 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.

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Source: Shodhganga: The significance of the mūla-beras (śilpa)

Pratyāliḍhāsana (प्रत्यालिढासन) is another name for Pratyālīḍha, a type of posture (āsana) similar to the ālīḍha-maṇḍala in Bharatanatyam, as defined according to texts dealing with śilpa (arts and crafs), known as śilpaśāstras. In the pratyālīḍhāsana, the arms and legs of ālīḍha have to be interchanged.

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Shilpashastra (शिल्पशास्त्र, śilpaśāstra) represents the ancient Indian science (shastra) of creative arts (shilpa) such as sculpture, iconography and painting. Closely related to Vastushastra (architecture), they often share the same literature.

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