Parikshipta, Parikṣipta: 9 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Parikṣipta can be transliterated into English as Pariksipta or Parikshipta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Parikṣipta (परिक्षिप्त) refers to one of the twenty prakāras: rules used in the playing of drums (puṣkara) [with reference to Mṛdaṅga, Paṇava and Dardura] according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 33. Accordingly, “when the playing in a low sound of mṛdaṅga with undivided syllables, is covered with that of paṇava, it is called Parikṣipta”.

Source: Shodhganga: Elements of Art and Architecture in the Trtiyakhanda of the Visnudharmottarapurana (natya)

Parikṣipta (परिक्षिप्त) refers to one of the 108 kinds of Karaṇa (“coordination of precise movements of legs and hands”), according to the Viṣṇudharmottarapurāṇa, an ancient Sanskrit text which (being encyclopedic in nature) deals with a variety of cultural topics such as arts, architecture, music, grammar and astronomy.—According to the Viṣṇudharmottarapurāṇa, karaṇas are the coordination of precise movements of legs and hands performed in a particular posture. The Nāṭyaśāstra also gives its view point in the same spirit. In the Viṣṇudharmottarapurāṇa, one hundred and eight kinds of karaṇas are accepted, e.g., Parikṣipta.

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context information

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).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parikshipta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Parikṣipta (परिक्षिप्त).—p. p.

1) Scattered, diffused.

2) Encircled, surrounded; कुशचीरपरिक्षिप्तम् (kuśacīraparikṣiptam) Rām.3.1.2. वेतसपरिक्षिप्ते मण्डपे (vetasaparikṣipte maṇḍape) Ś.3.

3) Intrenched.

4) Overspread, overlaid.

5) Left, abandoned.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Parikṣipta (परिक्षिप्त).—mfn.

(-ptaḥ-ptā-ptaṃ) 1. Surrounded, encircled, intrenched. 2. Scattered, thrown about, diffused. 3. Left, abandoned. E. pari round about, kṣip to throw, kta aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Parikṣipta (परिक्षिप्त):—[=pari-kṣipta] [from pari-kṣip] mfn. thrown, thrown about, scattered, surrounded, overspread, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] left, abandoned, [Horace H. Wilson]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Parikṣipta (परिक्षिप्त):—[pari-kṣipta] (ptaḥ-ptā-ptaṃ) p. Surrounded, entrenched; scattered; left.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Parikṣipta (परिक्षिप्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Paḍikkhitta, Parikkhitta, Paricchūḍha.

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parikshipta in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Parikṣipta (ಪರಿಕ್ಷಿಪ್ತ):—

1) [adjective] scattered, strewn in a disorderly manner.

2) [adjective] covered from all sides; enveloped; encircled; surrounded.

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Parikṣipta (ಪರಿಕ್ಷಿಪ್ತ):—[noun] that which is encircled, surrounded.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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Nepali dictionary

[«previous next»] — Parikshipta in Nepali glossary
Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Parikṣipta (परिक्षिप्त):—adj. 1. scattered; diffused; 2. encircled; surrounded; 3. entrenched; 4. overspread; overlaid; 5. left; abandoned; deserted;

context information

Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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