Karta, Kartā, Kārtā: 11 definitions
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Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Kartā (कर्ता) is the Sanskrit name of one of Bharata’s sons, mentioned in the Nāṭyaśāstra 1.26-33. His name can also be spelled as Kartāra. After Brahmā created the Nāṭyaveda (nāṭyaśāstra), he ordered Bharata to teach the science to his (one hundred) sons. Bharata thus learned the Nāṭyaveda from Brahmā, and then made his sons study and learn its proper application. After their study, Bharata assigned his sons (eg., Kartā) various roles suitable to them.
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).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Kartā (कर्ता).—A Viśvadeva, (Śloka 35, Chapter 91, Anuśāsana Parva).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Kārtā (कार्ता).—A Sāmaga.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 191.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Kartā (कर्ता):—Implies for physician or synomymus of soul
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
kartā (कर्ता).—m A door, agent. A maker. Au- thor. The subject of a verb.
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Karta (कर्त).—a. Ved. Cutting.
-rtaḥ 1 A hole, cavity; यदि कर्तं पतित्वा संशश्रे (yadi kartaṃ patitvā saṃśaśre) Av.4.12.7.
2) Rending, tearing; गतो मुकुन्दं परिहृत्य कर्तम् (gato mukundaṃ parihṛtya kartam) Bhāg.11.5.41.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Karta (कर्त).—1. [masculine] division, distinction.
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Karta (कर्त).—2. [masculine] hole, cavity (cf. garta).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Karta (कर्त):—m. (√1. kṛt; a more recent form is 2. garta), a hole, cavity, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda iv, 12, 7; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa] etc.
2) separation, distinction, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
3) a spindle (?), [Mānava-gṛhya-sūtra]([varia lectio]).
4) Kārta (कार्त):—1. kārta mfn. ([from] 1. kṛt), relating to or treating of the kṛt suffixes, [Pāṇini 4-3, 66; Kāśikā-vṛtti]
5) 2. kārta m. ([from] kṛta), Name of a son of Dharma-netra, [Harivaṃśa 1845]
6) a [patronymic] in the compound
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] one who does, performs, works; a doer.
2) [noun] the creator of the universe; the God.
3) [noun] a chief, leader or a prominent man.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+67): Kartaba, Kartabagari, Kartaharta, Kartak, Kartaka, Kartakaujapadi, Kartakaujapau, Kartakritika, Kartale, Kartana, Kartanabhanda, Kartanasadhana, Kartani, Kartantika, Kartapatya, Kartapraskanda, Kartar, Kartara, Kartaraksha, Kartari.
Ends with (+14): Abhikarta, Adikarta, Akarta, Alkarta, Amgikarta, Apakarta, Apkarta, Avakarta, Avishkarta, Bharakarta, Carmakarta, Dharmakarta, Govikarta, Jagatkarta, Mamtrakarta, Nakarta, Nishadhavamshakarta, Parikarta, Patrikakarta, Pramanakarta.
Full-text (+153): Karti, Manaskrita, Abhisamshraya, Kartapraskanda, Kartakaujapau, Kartrika, Vikarta, Maudapaippalada, Karttrika, Kartapatya, Avakarta, Vadhuleya, Carmakhanda, Kartisimhadeva, Kartaryasya, Babhravashalankayana, Kartaviryacampu, Kartarthya, Babhravadanacyuta, Kartantika.
Search found 45 books and stories containing Karta, Kartā, Kārtā, Kārta; (plurals include: Kartas, Kartās, Kārtās, Kārtas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Mandukya Upanishad (Madhva commentary) (by Srisa Chandra Vasu)
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 1.90.5 < [Sukta 90]
Rig Veda 1.86.10 < [Sukta 86]
Rig Veda 1.86.9 < [Sukta 86]
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
Chapter 45 - On the anecdote of Dakṣiṇā < [Book 9]
Chapter 5 - On the Devas going to Viṣṇu < [Book 10]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 4 - Karma, Manas and the Categories < [Chapter XII - The Philosophy of the Yogavāsiṣṭha]
Part 9 - Analysis of Action < [Chapter XIV - The Philosophy of the Bhagavad-gītā]
Part 6 - Nature of Agency (Kartṛtva) and the Illusion of World Creation < [Chapter XII - The Philosophy of the Yogavāsiṣṭha]
Cidgaganacandrika (study) (by S. Mahalakshmi)
Verse 111 [Dikcarī illumines the Bindu leading Bhūcarī also towards Laya] < [Chapter 3 - Third Vimarśa]
Verse 159 [Śakti In Śuddhādhva] < [Chapter 3 - Third Vimarśa]
Verse 47 [Īśvara and Jīva Bhāvas] < [Chapter 2 - Second Vimarśa]
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)