Drama: 3 definitions
Drama means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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 Drum.
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India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Drama.—(EI 23), same as dramma. Note: drama is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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Drama.—same as dramma. Note: drama is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Drama (द्रम).—[, Kāraṇḍavvūha 3.6, read Druma, q.v.]
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
1) Ḍrama (ड्रम) [Also spelled drum]:—(nm) a drum.
2) Ḍrāmā (ड्रामा):—(nm) a drama.
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Ends with: Abhyudrama, Arkacandrama, Bhadrama, Bodhidrama, Camdrama, Candrama, Chandrama, Dandrama, Gondrama, Greek drama, Jagadrama, Kshudrama, Panciyaka-drama, Pataladrama, Sadrama, Shrijagadrama, Vasidrama.
Full-text (+957): Nataka, Purvaranga, Natya, Rupaka, Dasharupaka, Ajjuka, Candakaushika, Rasaprabandha, Prakarana, Arthaprakriti, Sthapaka, Trotaka, Samlapaka, Kelikila, Prasthana, Ihamriga, Gitagovinda, Artika, Abhijnanashakuntala, Vaisucana.
Search found 105 books and stories containing Drama, Ḍrama, Ḍrāmā; (plurals include: Dramas, Ḍramas, Ḍrāmās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Puppetry in Assam (by Gitali Saikia)
Classification of Folk drama < [Chapter 1]
Puppetry and Folk Dramas of Assam < [Chapter 6]
Characteristics of Folk drama < [Chapter 1]
Dasarupaka (critical study) (by Anuru Ranjan Mishra)
Introduction to the Vyāyoga type of Drama < [Chapter 5 - Vyāyoga (critical study)]
Purpose of the Thesis < [Introduction]
Western classical dramatic tradition < [Introduction]
Vishnudharmottara Purana (Art and Architecture) (by Bhagyashree Sarma)
1.2. Characteristic Features of Sanskrit Drama < [Chapter 3 - Drama and Dance]
1.3. Elements of Drama (g): Characters < [Chapter 3 - Drama and Dance]
1.3. Elements of Drama (a): Acting < [Chapter 3 - Drama and Dance]
The South Indian Stage < [March, 1928]
Theories of the Drama: Aristotle vs. the Indian Theorists < [July-August 1931]
The Stage in Maharashtra < [September 1937]
Natyashastra (English) (by Bharata-muni)
Part 2 - The Ancient Indian Theory of Drama < [Introduction, part 1]
Part 3 - Literary Structure of the Drama < [Introduction, part 1]
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)