Avega, Āvega: 6 definitions


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In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Āvega (आवेग, “agitation”).—One of the thirty-three ‘transitory states’ (vyabhicāribhāva), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 7. These ‘transitory states’ accompany the ‘permanent state’ in co-operation. The term is used throughout nāṭyaśāstra literature. (Also see the Daśarūpa 4.8-9)

Source: archive.org: Natya Shastra

Āvega (आवेग, “agitation”) is caused by determinants (vibhāva) such as portents, wind or rains, [outbreak of] fire, running about of elephants, hearing very good or very bad news, stroke of calamity and the like. In this connexion portents include [a stroke of] lightning and [falling] of meteors or shooting stars, eclipse of the sun and the moon, and appearance of cornels. It is to be represented on the stage by looseness of all the limbs, distraction of the mind, loss of facial colour, surprise and the like. [Agitation] due to violent winds is to be represented by veiling [the face], rubbing the eyes, collecting [the ends] of clothes [worn], hurried going and the like.

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

āvēga (आवेग).—m S Force, forceful velocity, impetuosity, momentum. 2 The force or violence (of a pain); sharp pang. 3 One of the bhāva. Haste, hurry, confused precipitancy. See bhāva.

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

āvēga (आवेग).—m Force, forceful velocity. Haste. Confused precipitancy. Sharp pang.

context information

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

Āvega (आवेग).—

1) Uneasiness, anxiety, excitement, agitation, flurry; अलमावेगेन (alamāvegena) Ś.3.7; Amaru.22; शोक°, दुःख°, साध्वस° (śoka°, duḥkha°, sādhvasa°) &c. किमस्थानमिदमावेगस्य (kimasthānamidamāvegasya) Nāg.5.

2) Hurry, haste; Ś.4.

3) Agitation, regarded as one of the 33 subordinate feelings.

-gī Name of a tree (vṛddhadārakavṛkṣa; Mar. mhaisavela).

Derivable forms: āvegaḥ (आवेगः).

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

Āvega (आवेग).—m.

(-gaḥ) 1. Hurry, haste. 2. Flurry, agitation. f. (-gī) A potherb, (Convulvulus argenteus.) E. āṅ before vij to be alarmed, ghañ and ṅīp affs.

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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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