Vaishakharecita, Vaiśākharecita, Vaishakha-recita: 2 definitions


Vaishakharecita 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.

The Sanskrit term Vaiśākharecita can be transliterated into English as Vaisakharecita or Vaishakharecita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Vaishakharechita.

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In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

[«previous next»] — Vaishakharecita in Natyashastra glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

1) Vaiśākharecita (वैशाखरेचित).—One of the 108 karaṇas (minor dance movement) mentioned in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 4. The instructions for this vaiśākharecita-karaṇa is as follows, “hands and feet to be Recita, so the hip and the neck, and the entire body in Vaiśākha Sthāna (posture).”.

2) Vaiśākharecita (वैशाखरेचित).—One of the 32 aṅgahāras (major dance movement) mentioned in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 4. It is also known by then name Parivṛttakarecita. The instructions for this vaiśākharecita-aṅgahāra is as follows, “along with body the two hands to be made Recita and all this is to be repeated with the body bent, then observe Nūpurpāda Cārī and Bhujaṅgatrāsita, Recita, Maṇḍalasvastika, afterwards bending shoulder Ūrūdvṛtta, Ākṣipta, Uromaṇḍala, Karihasta and Kaṭicchinna Karaṇas are to be assumed.”.

A karaṇa represents a minor dance movements and combines sthāna (standing position), cārī (foot and leg movement) and nṛttahasta (hands in dancing position). A sequence of multiple karaṇas combine into an aṅgahara (major dance movement).

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—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), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

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

Vaiśākharēcita (ವೈಶಾಖರೇಚಿತ):—[noun] one of the one hundred and eight coordinated movements of feet and the hands, in ವೈಶಾಖ [vaishakha] (see above sense 5) posture.

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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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