Vishvabhritamurchana, aka: Viśvabhṛtāmurchanā, Vishvabhrita-murchana; 1 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Viśvabhṛtāmurchanā can be transliterated into English as Visvabhrtamurchana or Vishvabhritamurchana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Vishvabhritamurchhana.

In Hinduism

Shilpashastra (iconography)

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Viśvabhṛtāmurchanā (विश्वभृतामुर्छना) is another name for viśvabhṛtā: one of the twenty-one mūrchanā (melodic mode) used in Indian music.—Its illustration as a Goddess (according to 15th-century Indian art) is as follows.—The colour of her body is golden. She holds a vīṇā (Indian lute) in right hand and a lotus flower in the left hand. Her bodice is of light-green colour, and the scarf is of saffron colour with a design of black colour and red flowers. She wears a trouser.

The illustrations (of, for example Viśvabhṛtāmurchanā) are found scattered throughout ancient Jain manuscripts from Gujarat. The descriptions of these illustrations of this citrāvalī are based on the ślokas of Vācanācārya Gaṇi Sudhākalaśa’s Saṅgītopaniṣatsāroddhāra (14th century) and Śārṅgadeva’s Saṅgītaratnākara (13th century).

Source: archive.org: Illustrations of Indian Music and Dance in Western Indian Style
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Shilpashastra (शिल्पशास्त्र, śilpaśāstra) represents the ancient Indian science (shastra) of creative arts (shilpa) such as sculpture, iconography and painting. Closely related to Vastushastra (architecture), they often share the same literature.

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