Nritta, Nṛtta: 16 definitions
Nritta 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.
Nritta has 14 English definitions available.
The Sanskrit term Nṛtta can be transliterated into English as Nrtta or Nritta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Nṛtta (नृत्त):—n. Tanz s. u. nart; nachgetragen könnte hier werden [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 11, 8, 24.] nṛttaṃ tālalayāśrayam [DAŚAR. 1, 9.] nṛttajña [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 5, 73.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Nṛtta (नृत्त):—n. Tanz. mayūrasya [238,15.]
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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Starts with: Nrittahasta, Nrittajna, Nrittamandapa, Nrittamaya, Nrittamurti, Nrittaprayoga, Nrittapriya, Nrittarupa, Nrittarupaka, Nrittarupakamurti, Nrittarupamurti, Nrittashala, Nrittashastra, Nrittasthana.
Full-text (+26): Nritya, Nrittamaya, Nrittamurti, Nrittaprayoga, Ninrittavat, Nrit, Nrittajna, Pranrittavat, Nrittahasta, Laganritta, Ninritta, Sampranritta, Pranrityavat, Nart, Pranritya, Samgitanrittaratnakara, Nrittashala, Abhyantaranritta, Pranritta, Nrittasthana.
Search found 16 books and stories containing Nritta, Nṛtta, Nrtta; (plurals include: Nrittas, Nṛttas, Nrttas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Gati in Theory and Practice (by G. Srinivasu)
Analysis of technical terms: Nāṭya, Nṛtta, Nṛtya < [Chapter 1 - Nāṭya]
Observations based on Nāṭyaśāstra < [Chapter 5 - Conclusion]
Gati performed in Lāsyāṅgas < [Chapter 3 - Application of gati in Dṛśya-kāvyas]
Vishnudharmottara Purana (Art and Architecture) (by Bhagyashree Sarma)
2.1. Origin of Dance (Nṛtta) and Hand-postures (Hasta-mudrā) < [Chapter 3 - Drama and Dance]
1. A Note on Music < [Chapter 2 - Music]
2.2. Hand Postures (c): Nṛtta-hasta < [Chapter 3 - Drama and Dance]
Abhinaya-darpana (English) (by Ananda Coomaraswamy)
Dasarupaka (critical study) (by Anuru Ranjan Mishra)
The description of rūpa, rūpaka, nāṭya, nṛtya and nṛtta < [Introduction]
Difference between the Daśarūpaka and the Nāṭyaśāstra < [Introduction]
Indian classical dramatic tradition < [Introduction]
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 4.3 - (d) Technical terms used by Arurar in relation to Dance and Music < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]
Chapter 4.6 - (m) Symbology of Fire < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]
Chapter 4.6 - (e) Symbology of Malu (the axe) < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]