Haya, 5 Definition(s)
Nāṭyaśāstra (theatrics and dramaturgy)
Haya (हय).—Description of a women of horse (haya) type;—A woman who is faithful, has symmetrical sides, thighs, hips, back and neck, straight and thick hairs, is charming, munificent, small, fickle-minded, sharp-tongued, quickly moving, and disposed to anger and sexual passion, is said to have the nature of a horse (haya or vājin).Source: archive.org: Natya Shastra
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Nāṭyaśāstra (नाट्यशास्त्र, natya-shastra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition of performing arts, (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 (nāṭya) and poetic works (kāvya).
1a) Haya (हय).—One of the ten horses of the moon's chariot.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 23. 56; Matsya-purāṇa 126. 52; Vāyu-purāṇa 52. 53.
1b) A Sādhya.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 3. 17; Vāyu-purāṇa 66. 16.
1c) One of the three sons of Śatajit (Śataji, Matsya-purāṇa).*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 69. 4; Matsya-purāṇa 43. 8; Vāyu-purāṇa 94. 4.
1d) Killed by Kṛṣṇa.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 98. 100.
1e) A tribe.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 273. 71.
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The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Haya (हय) denotes ‘horse’ in the Rigveda and later.Source: archive.org: Vedic index of Names and Subjects
Haya, (cp. Vedic haya, fr. hi to impel. A diff. etym. see Walde, Lat. Wtb. s. v. haedus) 1. a horse Vv 641; J.II, 98; Miln.2.—2. speed M.I, 446. —°vāhin drawn by horses J.VI, 125. (Page 729)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
haya : (m.) a horse.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
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