Sauviramurchana, aka: Sauvirāmurchanā, Sauvira-murchana; 1 Definition(s)

Introduction

Sauviramurchana 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Sauviramurchhana.

In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

Sauviramurchana in Shilpashastra glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Sauvirāmurchanā (सौविरामुर्छना) is another name for sauvirā: one of the twenty-one mūrchanā (melodic mode) used in Indian music.—Its illustration as a Goddess (according to 15th-century Indian art) is as follows.—The colour of her body is golden. She holds a vīṇā (Indian lute) in right hand and a lotus flower in the left hand. Her bodice is of light-green colour, and the scarf is of saffron colour with a design of black colour and red flowers. She wears a trouser.

The illustrations (of, for example Sauvirāmurchanā) are found scattered throughout ancient Jain manuscripts from Gujarat. The descriptions of these illustrations of this citrāvalī are based on the ślokas of Vācanācārya Gaṇi Sudhākalaśa’s Saṅgītopaniṣatsāroddhāra (14th century) and Śārṅgadeva’s Saṅgītaratnākara (13th century).

Source: archive.org: Illustrations of Indian Music and Dance in Western Indian Style
Shilpashastra book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of sauviramurchana in the context of Shilpashastra from relevant books on Exotic India

Relevant definitions

Search found 113 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Murchana
Mūrchana (मूर्छन, “swooning”) refers to “swooning or making mercury lose its form” and represen...
Sauvira
Sauvīra (सौवीर).—n. (-raṃ) 1. The fruit of the jujube. 2. Antimony. 3. Sour-gruel. m. (-raḥ) A ...
Sauviranjana
Sauvīrāñjana (सौवीराञ्जन).—a kind of antimony or collyrium. Derivable forms: sauvīrāñjanam (सौव...
Sindhusauvira
Sindhusauvīra (सिन्धुसौवीर).—A place in the North-west part of India, famous in the Purāṇas. (M...
Hrishyakamurchana
Hṛṣyakāmurchanā (हृष्यकामुर्छना) is another name for hṛṣyakā: one of the twenty-one mūrchanā (m...
Vishvabhritamurchana
Viśvabhṛtāmurchanā (विश्वभृतामुर्छना) is another name for viśvabhṛtā: one of the twenty-one mūr...
Ranjanimurchana
Rañjanīmurchanā (रञ्जनीमुर्छना) is another name for rañjanī: one of the twenty-one mūrchanā (me...
Maitrimurchana
Maitrīmurchanā (मैत्रीमुर्छना) is another name for maitrī: one of the twenty-one mūrchanā (melo...
Citravatimurchana
Citrāvatīmurchanā (चित्रावतीमुर्छना) is another name for citrāvatī: one of the twenty-one mūrch...
Uttaramurchana
Uttarāmurchanā (उत्तरामुर्छना) is another name for uttarā: one of the twenty-one mūrchanā (melo...
Nrihrishyakamurchana
Nṛhṛṣyakāmurchanā (नृहृष्यकामुर्छना) is another name for nṛhṛṣyakā: one of the twenty-one mūrch...
Nandimurchana
Nandīmurchanā (नन्दीमुर्छना) is another name for nandī: one of the twenty-one mūrchanā (melodic...
Priyasandhanimurchana
Priyasandhanimurchanā (प्रियसन्धनिमुर्छना) is another name for priyasandhani: one of the twenty...
Kapardinimurchana
Kapardinīmurchanā (कपर्दिनीमुर्छना) is another name for kapardinī: one of the twenty-one mūrcha...
Uttarayatamurchana
Uttarāyatāmurchanā (उत्तरायतामुर्छना) is another name for uttarāyatā: one of the twenty-one mūr...

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: