Tripuradaha, Tripuradāha: 5 definitions
Tripuradaha 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.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Tripuradāha (त्रिपुरदाह) refers to “the burning of tripura”. It is the name of a dramatic performance, of the Ḍīma type, composed by Brahmā for the welfare of humankind according to the Nāṭyaśāstra 4.3. It was presented and performed before Śiva in the Himalayan region, in the presence many Bhūtas, Gaṇas and beautiful caves and waterfalls.
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).
General definition (in Hinduism)Source: Academia.edu: Some Pearls from the Fourth Chapter of Abhinavabhāratī Table of Contents
Tripuradāha (त्रिपुरदाह, “The Burning of the Three Cities”):—According to the mythology found in the Nāṭya Śāstra, when Bharata produced the drama Tripuradāha at Kailāsa in the immediate presence of Śiva, this great God was reminded of his own dance which he performs in the evenings. He asked Bharata to include this in his production and made Taṇḍu teach the art to Bharata.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Tripuradāha (त्रिपुरदाह) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—a ḍima. Quoted in Sāhityadarpaṇa p. 194.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Tripuradāha (त्रिपुरदाह):—[=tri-pura-dāha] [from tri-pura > tri] m. ‘burning of T°’, Name of [Padma-purāṇa iv, 5]
2) [v.s. ...] Name of a drama
[Sanskrit to German]
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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Search found 4 books and stories containing Tripuradaha, Tripuradāha, Tripura-daha, Tripura-dāha; (plurals include: Tripuradahas, Tripuradāhas, dahas, dāhas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Dasarupaka (critical study) (by Anuru Ranjan Mishra)
Part 8 - Styles (vṛtti) of the Ḍima < [Chapter 4 - Ḍima (critical study)]
Part 12 - Society in the Tripuradāha < [Chapter 4 - Ḍima (critical study)]
Part 11 - Technical Aspects of a Ḍima < [Chapter 4 - Ḍima (critical study)]
The backdrop of the Srikanthacarita and the Mankhakosa (by Dhrubajit Sarma)
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
Chapter 10 - The burning of the Tripuras < [Section 2.5 - Rudra-saṃhitā (5): Yuddha-khaṇḍa]
Natyashastra (English) (by Bharata-muni)