Suruciracitra, aka: Suruciracitrā, Surucira-citra; 1 Definition(s)

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Alternative spellings of this word include Suruchirachitra.

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Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

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Suruciracitrā (सुरुचिरचित्रा) is the name of a meter belonging to the Uddhatā class of Dhruvā (songs) described in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 32:—“the metre which has in its feet of eleven syllables the first two and the last three long, is suruciracitrā”.

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
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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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