Rangavataraka, aka: Raṅgāvatāraka, Ranga-avataraka; 2 Definition(s)

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Rangavataraka 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

Dharmashastra (religious law)

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Raṅgāvatāraka (रङ्गावतारक) refers to persons, other than the dancer and the singer, who help in the stage; or, as Medhātithi says, one who, through curiosity, visits each and every stage. (See the Manubhāṣya verse 4.215)

Source: Google Books: Manusmṛti with the Manubhāṣya
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Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Raṅgāvatāraka (रङ्गावतारक).—m. an actor; कर्मारस्य निषादस्य रङ्गावतारकस्य च (karmārasya niṣādasya raṅgāvatārakasya ca) Ms.4.215.

Derivable forms: raṅgāvatārakaḥ (रङ्गावतारकः).

Raṅgāvatāraka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms raṅga and avatāraka (अवतारक). See also (synonyms): raṅgāvatārin.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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