Kalatraya, aka: Kālatraya, Kala-traya; 4 Definition(s)

Introduction

Kalatraya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

[Kalatraya in Natyashastra glossaries]

Kālatraya (कालत्रय, “three times”) refers to a statement (within a sentence) which is related “to the past, present or future time”, according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 24. Kālatraya is a classification of statements, defined according to vācika (verbal representation).

(Source): Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
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 kalatraya in the context of Natyashastra from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[Kalatraya in Marathi glossaries]

kālatraya (कालत्रय).—n (S) kālatṛtaya n S The three times, the past, present, and future. Ex. sparśa na karī karīṃ kālatrayīṃ ||. kālatrayīṃ nāhīṃ It has never been and it will never be.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kālatraya (कालत्रय).—n The 3 times, the present, past, and future.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of kalatraya in the context of Marathi from relevant books on Exotic India

Sanskrit-English dictionary

[Kalatraya in Sanskrit glossaries]

Kālatraya (कालत्रय).—the three times; the past, the present, and the future; °दर्शी (darśī) K.46.

Derivable forms: kālatrayam (कालत्रयम्).

Kālatraya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāla and traya (त्रय).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
context information

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.

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

Relevant definitions

Search found 994 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Kala
Kāla (काल, “time”) refers to one of the nine substances (dravya) according to the Nyāya-Vaiśeṣi...
Kalacakra
Kālacakra (कालचक्र) was a leader of warriors and transcendent warriors (rathātiratha) in Sunīth...
Mahakala
Mahākāla (महाकाल) is the name of a deity and/or his cementary (śmaśāna) near the river Gandhava...
Kalakala
Kalakala (कलकल).—1) murmuring or hum of a crowd. 2) indistinct or confused noise; चलितया विदधे ...
Kalakuta
Kālakūṭa (कालकूट) is the name of a mountain, the slope of which is the home of the Vidyādhara k...
Kalahamsa
Kalahaṃsa (कलहंस) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.60.56) and represents one of t...
Kalaratri
Kālarātri (कालरात्रि).—The Devatā presiding over the night on the eve of death. The fierce aspe...
Kalasutra
Kālasūtra (कालसूत्र) refers to one of the eight great hells according to the “world of transmig...
Trikala
Trikala (त्रिकल) is the name of a deity who received the Kāmikāgama from Praṇava through the ma...
Kalamukha
Kālamukha (कालमुख).—A hybrid race born from the union of men and Rākṣasas. Sahadeva defeated th...
Candrakala
Candrakalā (चन्द्रकला).—1) a digit of the moon; राहोश्चन्द्रकलामिवाननचरीं दैवात्समासाद्य मे (rā...
Traya
Traya (त्रय).—a. (-yī f.) Triple, threefold, treble, divided into three parts, of three kinds; ...
Kalantara
Kalāntara (कलान्तर).—1) another digit. 2) interest, profit; मासे शतस्य यदि पञ्च कलान्तरं स्यात्...
Kalakata
Kālakaṭa (कालकट).—an epithet of Śiva; Mb.13. Derivable forms: kālakaṭam (कालकटम्), kālakaṭaḥ (क...
Tapatraya
Tāpatraya (तापत्रय).—the three kinds of miseries which human beings have to suffer in this worl...

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: