Kranta, Krānta: 11 definitions
Kranta 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.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Krānta (क्रान्त) refers to a one of the twenty maṇḍalas, according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 12. The Krānta-maṇḍala is classified as a ākāśa, or “aerial”, of which there are ten in total. A maṇḍala is a combination of cārīs (“dance-steps”), which refers refers to the simultaneous movement of the feet (pāda), shanks (jaṅghā) and the hip (ūru). From these cārīs proceed dance as well as movements in general.Source: archive.org: Natya Shastra
Krānta (क्रान्त).—A type of maṇḍala (series of cārīs) classified as aerial (ākāśa);—Instructions:
1) The right foot [to be moved] in the sūcī-cārī and the left foot in the apakrāntā-cārī,
2a) The right foot in the pārśvakrāntā-cārī and the left foot too in the same-cārī (pārśvakrama),
2b) moving round alternately in these-cārīs in all directions,
3) The left foot in the sūcī-cārī and the right foot in the apakrāntā-cārī.
This maṇḍala is prescribed for a natural gait. Hence it is called krānta i.e. going.
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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
krānta (क्रांत).—p (krānti S) Passed over or through; pervaded, occupied &c. In comp. as cōrakrānta, ṭōḷakrānta, rājakrānta, which see in order, and ākrānta Sig. I.
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krānta (क्रांत).—f (Contracted from krānti) Advance, passage &c., but esp. the aggressions or irruptions of robbers, foreign enemies, locusts &c.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
krānta (क्रांत).—p Passed over, pervaded, occupi- ed &c. f Advance, the aggressions or irruptions of robbers &c.
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
Krānta (क्रान्त).—p. p. Gone, passed over, traversed &c.; (p. p. of kram q. v.)
-taḥ 1 A horse.
2) A foot, step; Ms.12.121.
-ntam 1 Going, passing.
2) A step.
3) A certain aspect in astronomy (when the moon is in conjunction with a planet).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ntaḥ-ntā-ntaṃ) 1. Overcome, surpassed. 2. Attacking, invading, gone to or against. 3. Spread, extended 4. Going, going over or across. m.
(-ntaḥ) 1. A horse. 2. (In astronomy,) Declination. n.
(-ntaṃ) An astrological element, the conjunction of any planet with the moon. E. kram to go, affix kta.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Krānta (क्रान्त).—[neuter] step.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Krānta (क्रान्त):—[from kram] a mfn. gone, gone over or across
2) [v.s. ...] spread, extended
3) [v.s. ...] attacking, invading, gone to or against
4) [v.s. ...] overcome (as by astonishment), [Raghuvaṃśa xiv, 17]
5) [v.s. ...] surpassed
6) [v.s. ...] m. a horse, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
7) [v.s. ...] (in [astronomy]) declination, [Horace H. Wilson]
8) Krāntā (क्रान्ता):—[from krānta > kram] f. Name of a plant (a kind of Solanum), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
9) [v.s. ...] a species of the Atyaṣṭi metre
10) Krānta (क्रान्त):—[from kram] n. a step (viṣṇoḥ krānta, ‘the step of Viṣṇu’, Name of a ceremony, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiii]; cf. viṣṇu-krama), [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Manu-smṛti xii, 121]
11) [v.s. ...] (in [astronomy]) a certain aspect when the moon is in conjunction with a planet.
12) b krānti, etc. See √kram.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Krānta (क्रान्त):—[(ntaḥ-ntā-ntaṃ) a.] Overcome; gone to or against; spread. m. A horse. n. Declination; conjunction of a planet with the moon.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Krānta (क्रान्त):—(von kram)
1) partic. s. u. kram . Bed. des praes. Kār. zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 3, 2, 188.] —
2) m. a) Pferd [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 2, 8, 41] (lies: hariḥ krāntaḥ). — b) (in astronomy) declination [Wilson’s Wörterbuch] —
3) f. ā a) Name einer Pflanze, eine Art Solanum (s. vṛhatī) [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma] — b) Name eines Metrums (s. kāntā) [Colebrooke II, 162 (XII, 9).] —
4) n. a) Schritt [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 5, 4, 2, 6. 9, 5, 1, 37. 38.] [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 12, 121.] viṣṇoḥ krāntam Name einer Soma - Feier [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 13, 5, 4. 11]; vgl. viṣṇukrama . — b) a certain aspect when the moon is in conjunction with a planet [Kālasaṃkalita 309] bei [Haughton.]
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.
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