Bhugna: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Bhugna (भुग्न, “bend”) refers to a specific gesture (āṅgika) made with the mouth (āsya), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 8. It is also known by the name Vyābhugna. These gestures should be used in conformity with the varieties of glances (dṛṣṭi). These gestures form a part of the histrionic representation (abhinaya).

Source: Natya Shastra

Bhugna (भुग्न) (=Vyābhugna).—A type of gesture (āṅgika) made with the mouth (āsya);—Instructions: (the mouth) slightly spread out. Uses: in being ashamed, despondency, impatience, anxiety, summoning. It is natural for the ascetics.

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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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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Bhugna (भुग्न).—Name of a Saṃdhi or coalescence given by the writers of the Prātiśākhya works where the diphthong vowels ओ (o) and औ (au), followed by any vowel which is not labial, are turned respectively into अव् (av) and आव्ः (āvḥ) e.g. ऋतेन मित्रावरुणावृतावृधा-वृतस्पृशा (ṛtena mitrāvaruṇāvṛtāvṛdhā-vṛtaspṛśā) (Ṛ. Saṃh.I.2.8); cf. ओष्ठ्ययो न्योर्भुग्नमनोष्ठये वकारोत्रान्तरागमः । यथा ऋतेन मित्रावरुणावृतावृधावृतस्पृशा । अनोष्ठये इति किम् । वायो उक्थेभिः (oṣṭhyayo nyorbhugnamanoṣṭhaye vakārotrāntarāgamaḥ | yathā ṛtena mitrāvaruṇāvṛtāvṛdhāvṛtaspṛśā | anoṣṭhaye iti kim | vāyo ukthebhiḥ) 2.2. (R.Saṃh. I.2.2). इत्यतः वाय उक्थेभि (ityataḥ vāya ukthebhi) cf. R. Pr. II.11.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhugna (भुग्न).—p. p.

1) Bent, bowed, stooping; as in वायुभुग्न, रुजाभुग्न (vāyubhugna, rujābhugna) &c.; आस्ते कृत्वा शिरः कुक्षौ भुग्नपृष्ठशिरोधरः (āste kṛtvā śiraḥ kukṣau bhugnapṛṣṭhaśirodharaḥ) Bhāg.3.31. 8; भरभुग्नविततबाहुषु गोपेषु (bharabhugnavitatabāhuṣu gopeṣu) Vās.

2) Crooked, curved; पीनो भटस्योरसि बीक्ष्य भुग्नांस्तनुत्वचः पाणिरुहान् सुमध्या (pīno bhaṭasyorasi bīkṣya bhugnāṃstanutvacaḥ pāṇiruhān sumadhyā) Bk.11.8; V.4.32.

3) Broken (for bhagna); स शेते निहतो भूमौ वातभुग्न इव द्रुमः (sa śete nihato bhūmau vātabhugna iva drumaḥ) Mb.6.14.16.

4) Cowed down, disheartened; किमनेनातिभुग्नेन वाग्भिः काष्ठसधर्मणा (kimanenātibhugnena vāgbhiḥ kāṣṭhasadharmaṇā) Mb.9.61.22.

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

Bhugna (भुग्न).—mfn.

(-gnaḥ-gnā-gnaṃ) 1. Crooked, curved. 2. Bent, bowed. bending, stooping. 3. Broken. E. bhuj to curve, aff. kta .

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

Bhugna (भुग्न).—[adjective] bent, curved, distorted; broken, discouraged.

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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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