Yonyantaribhasha, Yonyantarībhāṣā, Yonyantari-bhasha: 2 definitions


Yonyantaribhasha 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 Yonyantarībhāṣā can be transliterated into English as Yonyantaribhasa or Yonyantaribhasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Yonyantarībhāṣā (योन्यन्तरीभाषा) refers to “the Language of other animals”, and is classified as one of the four types of languages (bhāṣā) occurring in dramatic plays (nāṭya), according to Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 18.

Source: archive.org: Natya Shastra

The Language of Other Animals (yonyantarī-bhāṣā) have their origin in animals domestic or wild, and in birds of various species, and it follows the Conventional Practice.

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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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