Motita, Moṭita: 3 definitions
Motita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. 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)
Motita (मोतित) refers to one of the nine maṇḍala (postures of the feet) which represents one of the four “movements of the feet” (pāda) according to the Abhinayadarpaṇa. Motita-maṇḍala is sitting on the heels with the toes placed on the ground with the knees touching the ground alternately, assuming tripatāka-hastas with both hands. This posture is not found in iconography.
Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—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), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).
Biology (plants and animals)
Motita in Mexico is the name of a plant defined with Chloris virgata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Bouteloua curtipendula (Michx.) Torr. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Observationes Botanicae (1789)
· Flora Australiensis: a description … (1878)
· Acta Horti Petrop. (1881)
· Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana (1853)
· Notes of a military reconnaissance (1848)
· Nomenclator Botanicus. Editio secunda (1840)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Motita, for example extract dosage, health benefits, side effects, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, chemical composition, have a look at these references.
This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.
Languages of India and abroad
Moṭita (मोटित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Moḍia.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with: Amotita.
Search found 2 books and stories containing Motita, Moṭita; (plurals include: Motitas, Moṭitas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Trishashti Shalaka Purusha Caritra (by Helen M. Johnson)
Appendix 6.2: new and rare words < [Appendices]
Gati in Theory and Practice (by G. Srinivasu)
Gati in classical form of Bharatanāṭya < [Chapter 4 - Practice of Gati]
Technical treatises on Nāṭya (other works) < [Chapter 1 - Nāṭya]