Jugupsita, aka: Jugupsitā; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Jugupsitā (जुगुप्सिता, “disgusting”) refers to a specific “glance” (dṛṣṭi), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 8. This is a type of glance that expresses the ‘dominant state’ (sthāyibhāva) of disgust (jugupsā). There are a total thirty-six glances defined.

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Jugupsitā (जुगुप्सिता).—A type of glance (dṛṣṭi) expressing a dominant state (sthāyibhāva);—The Glance in which eyelids are contracted but not joined together, and the eyeballs are covered and are turning away from the object coming in view (lit. the place in view) is called Jugupsitā (disgusting); it is used in disgust.

Source: archive.org: Natya Shastra
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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jugupsita (जुगुप्सित).—a S Reproached or reviled: also censured or blamed.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Jugupsita (जुगुप्सित).—A disgusting or horrible deed; जुगुप्सितं धर्मकृतेऽनुशासतः (jugupsitaṃ dharmakṛte'nuśāsataḥ) Bhāg.1.5.15. कर्मजुगुप्सितेन (karmajugupsitena) ibid 1.7.42.

Derivable forms: jugupsitam (जुगुप्सितम्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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