Gudhartha, Gūḍhārtha, Gudha-artha, Gūḍhartha, Gudha-rtha: 7 definitions
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Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstraSource: archive.org: Natya Shastra
Gūḍhārtha (गूढार्थ, “circumlocution”).—One of the ten doṣa (faults) of a kāvya (dramatic play);—Description of gūḍhārtha: Mentioning anything by means of a manufactured synonym, is to cause Circumlocution (gūḍhārtha, lit. “hidden meaning”).
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
gūḍhārtha (गूढार्थ).—m (S) A passage in a writing or a matter difficult of explanation.
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gūḍhārtha (गूढार्थ).—a (S) Of hidden meaning, obscure, occult, abstruse, recondite.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
gūḍhārtha (गूढार्थ).—a Of hidden meaning, obscure, occult. Recondite.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Gūḍhārtha (गूढार्थ).—a. having a hidden meaning (cf. °candrikā-tattvadīpikā-dīpikā &c. Name of different commentaries).
Gūḍhārtha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gūḍha and artha (अर्थ).
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Gūḍhartha (गूढर्थ).—the hidden or mystic sense; A. L.
Derivable forms: gūḍharthaḥ (गूढर्थः).
Gūḍhartha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gūḍha and rtha (र्थ).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Gūḍhārtha (गूढार्थ).—[adjective] & [masculine] (having a) secret meaning.
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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A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 27 - Appaya Dīkṣita (a.d. 1550) < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
Part 29 - Madhusūdana Sarasvatī (a.d. 1500) < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
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