Druti: 10 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

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.

In Hinduism

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.
Purana book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of druti in the context of Purana from relevant books on Exotic India

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 book cover
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).

Discover the meaning of druti in the context of Natyashastra from relevant books on Exotic India

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Druti (द्रुति):—Process of liquefaction of solid material – colloidal solutions

Ayurveda book cover
context information

Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

Discover the meaning of druti in the context of Ayurveda from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Druti (द्रुति).—f.

1) Melting, dissolving.

2) Going, running away.

Derivable forms: drutiḥ (द्रुतिः).

--- OR ---

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: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Druti (द्रुति):—(von 1. dru) f. Nomen proprium der Gemahlin Nakta's und Mutter Gaya's [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 5, 15, 5.]

--- OR ---

Druti (द्रुति):—f. das Schmelzen [Oxforder Handschriften 321,b,3.] das Weichwerden, Gerührtwerden [Sāhityadarpana 247, 11.] — Vgl. garbha .

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.

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of druti in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Druti (द्रुति):—(nf) fastness, swiftness; molten/melted state; moved state.

context information

...

Discover the meaning of druti in the context of Hindi from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: