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sUtradhAra

Sutra sUtradhAra m. rule or thread-holder an architect , carpenter a stage-manager (or principal actor who superintends the whole performance ; accord. to some he was originally so called from holding the strings of puppets ; his assistants are the {pAripArzvika} and {sthApaka} N. of Indra {I}) f. the wife of a stagemanager (also called {gRhiNI}) I})n. being the chief or leading person at any performance (comp.) {-maNDana} m. (also simply called Mandana) N. of an author (son of Srikshetra and client of Kumbha-karna , king of Medapata)
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