Druti: 10 definitions
Druti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Druti (द्रुति).—The wife of Nakta and mother of Gaya.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 15. 6.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Druti (द्रुति, “injury”) refers to ‘disdainful words’. Druti represents one of the thirteen vimarśasandhi, according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 21. Vimarśasandhi refers to the “segments (sandhi) of the pause part (vimarśa)” and represents one of the five segments of the plot (itivṛtta or vastu) of a dramatic composition (nāṭaka).Source: archive.org: Natya Shastra
Druti (द्रुति).—One of the thirteen elements of the ‘pause segment’ (vimarśasandhi);—(Description:) Words spoken in contempt are called Injury (druti).
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Melting, dissolving.
2) Going, running away.
Derivable forms: drutiḥ (द्रुतिः).
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Druti (द्रुति).—See under द्रु (dru).
Derivable forms: drutiḥ (द्रुतिः).
See also (synonyms): druta.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Druti (द्रुति).—[feminine] = drutatva.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Druti (द्रुति):—[from dru] f. melting (cf. garbha-)
2) [v.s. ...] being softened or touched, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]
3) [v.s. ...] Name of the wife of Nakta and mother of Gaya, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Druti (द्रुति):—f. —
1) das Schmelzen , Weichwerden , Gerührtwerden. —
2) Nomen proprium der Gattin Nakta's.
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
Druti (द्रुति):—(nf) fastness, swiftness; molten/melted state; moved state.
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Search found 3 books and stories containing Druti; (plurals include: Drutis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Lalitopakhyana (Lalita Mahatmya) (by G.V. Tagare)
Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 5: Treatment of various afflictions (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
The Natyashastra (by Bharata-muni)