Tulyatarka: 2 definitions
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Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Tulyatarka (तुल्यतर्क, “persuasion through comparison”) refers to one of the thirty-six “characteristic features” (lakṣaṇa) of perfect ‘poetic compositions’ (kāvyabandha) and ‘dramatic compositions’ (dṛśyakāvya, or simply kāvya). According to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 17, these thirty-six lakṣaṇas act as instructions for composing playwrights. The term is used throughout nāṭyaśāstra literature.Source: archive.org: Natya Shastra
Tulyatarka (तुल्यतर्क, “inference from similitude”).—One of the thirty-six lakṣaṇa, or “excellent points of a dramatic composition”;—Description of tulyatarka: When an object not believable, is inferred from a metaphor or a simile applied in a similar sense, it is an instance of Inference from Similitude (tulya-tarka, lit. “reasoning from the comparables”) .
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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