Krama, 5 Definition(s)
Krama means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.
Nāṭyaśāstra (theatrics and dramaturgy)
Krama (क्रम, “progress”) refers to ‘employment of progressive similes’ to obtain knowledge of another person’s sentiments. Krama represents one of the thirteen garbhasandhi, according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 21. Garbhasandhi refers to the “segments (sandhi) of the development part (garbha)” and represents one of the five segments of the plot (itivṛtta or vastu) of a dramatic composition (nāṭaka).Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Krama (क्रम).—One of the thirteen elements of the ‘development segment’ (garbhasandhi);—(Description:) Foreseeing of what is coming afterwards, is called Progress (krama).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).
Krama (क्रम).—One of the ten branches of the Sukarmaṇa group of devas.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 88; Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 93.
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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)
Krama is a Sanskrit term roughly meaning "gradually", "chronology", "custom" or "diet".Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism
1) krama—(in dramatic language) attainment of the object desired (or according to to others "noticing of any one's affection")
2) krama—"progressing step by step", a peculiar manner or method of reading and writing Vedic texts.
3) krama—a position taken (by an animal etc.) before making a spring or attacking.
4) krama—(in rhetoric) a kind of simile (in which the comparisons exhibited correspond to each other in regular succession)
5) krama—according to order or rank or series.
6) krama—custom, rule sanctioned by tradition.
other: diet, hereditary descent, method, occasion, power, the foot, the way, order, a stepSource: Sanskrit Dictionary: Hinduism
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