Atipata, Atipāta: 10 definitions


Atipata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Atipāta (अतिपात) refers to one of the four kinds of ābiddha (breaking up), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 29. Ābiddha represents one of the four classes of dhātu (stroke), which relate to different aspects of strokes in playing stringed instruments (tata).

According to the Nāṭyaśāstra, “the ābiddha-dhātus (eg., atipāta) will consist respectively of two, three, four and nine strokes made gradually and slowly, and a combination of these”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

atipāta : (m.) slaying; killing.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Atipāta, (ati + pat) attack, only in phrase pāṇâtipāta destruction of life, slaying, killing, murder D. I, 4 (pāṇātipātā veramaṇī, refraining from killing, the first of the dasasīla or decalogue); DA. I, 69 (= pāṇavadha, pāṇaghāta); Sn. 242; Kh II, cp. KhA 26; PvA. 28, 33 etc. (Page 19)

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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

atipāta (अतिपात).—m S Transgression; deviation from laws or customs.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

atipāta (अतिपात).—m Transgression. Deviation from laws or customs.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Atipāta (अतिपात).—

1) Passing away, lapse (of time); अहो काल° तः (aho kāla° taḥ) Mal.2.

2) Neglect, omission; transgression; न चेदन्यकार्यातिपातः (na cedanyakāryātipātaḥ) Ś.1 if no other duty be neglected thereby, if it should not interfere with (the discharge of) any other duty; deviation from established laws or customs.

3) Befalling, occurrence; दुःखातिपातेन कलुषीक्रियन्ते (duḥkhātipātena kaluṣīkriyante). K.289; जलधारातिपातः (jaladhārātipātaḥ) 32 falling.

4) Ill-treatment, or usage.

5) Opposition, contrariety.

6) Destruction; प्राणातिपातनिरतो निरनुक्रोशतां गतः (prāṇātipātanirato niranukrośatāṃ gataḥ) Rām.1.59.21.

Derivable forms: atipātaḥ (अतिपातः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Atipāta (अतिपात).—m.

(-taḥ) 1. Neglect of duty. 2. Transgression, deviation from laws or customs. 3. Contrariety, opposition. 4. Going beyond bounds. ati beyond, and pāta from pata to go.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Atipāta (अतिपात).—i. e. ati-pat + a, m. 1. Neglect, Cāk. 7, 10. 2. Hurting.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Atipāta (अतिपात).—[masculine] passing away; disregard, neglect.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Atipāta (अतिपात):—[=ati-pāta] [from ati-pat] m. passing away, lapse, neglect, transgression

2) [v.s. ...] ill-usage, opposition, contrariety.

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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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