Govindadikshita, Govinda-dikshita, Govindadīkṣita: 3 definitions


Govindadikshita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

The Sanskrit term Govindadīkṣita can be transliterated into English as Govindadiksita or Govindadikshita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

[«previous next»] — Govindadikshita in Natyashastra glossary
Source: The Ragas Of Karnatic Music

Govindadīkṣita (गोविन्ददीक्षित).—Govinda Dīkṣita in his Saṅgītasudhā (17th century) deals exhaustively with the system of Śārṅgadeva. He gives only 15 scales as meḷas (melās). It was left for his son Veṅkaṭamakhin to construct the sceme of 72 meḷakartās with which begins the modern epoch of Karnātic music.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—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), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Govindadikshita in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Govindadīkṣita (गोविन्ददीक्षित):—[=go-vinda-dīkṣita] [from go-vinda > go] m. Name of a man

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Govindadikshita in German

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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 (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.

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