Adhuta, Ādhūta, Ādhuta: 5 definitions
Adhuta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: archive.org: The mirror of gesture (abhinaya-darpana)
One of the Twenty-four Heads. Ādhuta: slightly raising and turning the head sharply. Usage: everything, looking at one’s own body, looking at the sides with an upward glance, abihty to perform an action, dignity.
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., 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) and poetic works (kavya).
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
ādhūta : (pp. of ādhunāti) shaken off; removed.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Ādhuta, (ā + dhuta1) shaken, moved (by the wind, i. e. fanned Vv 394 (v. l. adhuta which is perhaps to be preferred, i. e. not shaken, cp. vātadhutaṃ Dāvs.V, 49; VvA.178 expls. by saṇikaṃ vidhūpayamāna, i. e. gently fanned). (Page 100)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ādhūta (आधूत).—a. Shaken, agitated.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Shaken, trembling. E. āṅ before dhu or dhū to tremble, affix kta; it is also long, ādhūta.
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(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Shaken, agitated, trembling. E. āṅ before dhūta shaken.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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The Mirror of Gesture (abhinaya-darpana) (by Ananda Coomaraswamy)
The Mahavastu (great story) (by J. J. Jones)
The Natyashastra (by Bharata-muni)