Alokita, Ālokita: 10 definitions
Alokita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Hindi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Alokit.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Ālokita (आलोकित, “inspecting”) also refers to a type of glance (dṛṣṭi), defined in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 8. Accordingly, the instructions for this glance are: “(the eyeballs) in suddenly seeing any object”.Source: archive.org: The mirror of gesture (abhinaya-darpana)
Ālokita (inspecting): swiftly turning with keen glances. Usage: potter’s wheel turning, showing “all sorts of things”, desires.
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).
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
ālokita : (pp. of āloketi) looked at or before. (nt.) looking at or forward.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Ālokita, (nt.) (pp. of āloketi) looking before, looking at, looking forward (opp. vilokitaṃ looking behind or backward), always in combn. ālokita-vilokita in ster. phrase at D.I, 70 = e. g. A.II, 104, 106, 210; Pug.44, 45, 50; Vism.19; VvA.6; DA.I, 193 (ālokitaṃ purato pekkhanaṃ vil° anudisā p.). (Page 110)
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Alokita (अलोकित).—a. Unseen.
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Ālokita (आलोकित).—p. p. Seen, beheld &c.
-tam A look, glance; Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 1.27.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Unseen. E. a neg. lokita seen.
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(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Seen, beheld. E. āṅ before lokṛ to see, kta aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Alokita (अलोकित):—[=a-lokita] [from a-loka] mfn. unseen, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) Ālokita (आलोकित):—[=ā-lokita] [from ā-lok] mfn. seen, beheld.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Alokita (अलोकित):—[a-lokita] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Unseen.
2) Ālokita (आलोकित):—[ā-lokita] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) p. Seen.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Ālokita (आलोकित) [Also spelled alokit]:—(a) lighted/lit; enlightened.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Ālōkita (ಆಲೋಕಿತ):—[adjective] that is seen; looked at.
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Ālōkita (ಆಲೋಕಿತ):—[noun] (dance.) one of the eight kinds of movements of the eye.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Abhinaya-darpana (English) (by Ananda Coomaraswamy)
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Natyashastra (English) (by Bharata-muni)
Śrī Kṛṣṇa-karṇāmṛtam (by Śrīla Bilvamaṅgala Ṭhākura)