Tribhanga, Tribhaṅga, Tri-bhanga, Tribhamga: 4 definitions


Tribhanga 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Tri-bhaṅga.—(EI 17), pose in standing images with bends in three limbs, viz. the neck, the wrists and the knees. Note: tri-bhaṅga is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Tribhanga in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tribhaṅga (त्रिभङ्ग).—a pose in which the image is bent at three parts of the body.

Derivable forms: tribhaṅgam (त्रिभङ्गम्).

Tribhaṅga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tri and bhaṅga (भङ्ग).

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Tribhanga in German

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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 (even English!). 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Tribhanga in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Tribhaṃga (ತ್ರಿಭಂಗ):—[noun] (dance) a standing with neck, waist and the leg (at knee) bent slightly.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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