Avagadha, Avagāḍha: 5 definitions


Avagadha 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.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Avagāḍha (अवगाढ) refers to one of the three limbs of ullopyaka, according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 31. Ullopyaka refers to on the seven types of song (gitaka).

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context information

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

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avagāḍha (अवगाढ).—p. p.

1) Plunged into, entered into, immersed; जलावगाढस्य वनद्विपस्य (jalāvagāḍhasya vanadvipasya) Mk.2; अमृतह्रदमिवावगाढोऽस्मि (amṛtahradamivāvagāḍho'smi) Ś.7; अवगाढः शोकसागरम् (avagāḍhaḥ śokasāgaram) Rām.; समुद्रमवगाढानि पत्तनानि (samudramavagāḍhāni pattanāni) Rām.

2) Depressed, low, deep (lit. and fig.); Rām.6.88.74. अभ्युन्नता पुरस्तादवगाढा जघनगौरवात्पश्चात् (abhyunnatā purastādavagāḍhā jaghanagauravātpaścāt) Ś.3.7.; मन्युरभज- दवगाढतरः (manyurabhaja- davagāḍhataraḥ) Śi.15.2.

3) That in which one bathes; अवगाढा च पीता च (avagāḍhā ca pītā ca) (gaṅgā) पुनात्यासप्तमं कुलम् (punātyāsaptamaṃ kulam) Mb.

4) Congealed, curdling (as blood).

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

Avagāḍha (अवगाढ).—mfn.

(-ḍhaḥ-ḍhā-ḍhaṃ) 1. Immersed, plunged, bathed. 2. Deep. E. avagāha and kta aff.

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

Avagāḍha (अवगाढ).—[adjective] entered (act. & pass.), immersed (l.&[feminine]), depressed, deep.

context information

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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