Pariparshvika, Pāripārśvika, Pāripārśvikā: 12 definitions

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Pariparshvika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

The Sanskrit terms Pāripārśvika and Pāripārśvikā can be transliterated into English as Pariparsvika or Pariparshvika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Pāripārśvika (पारिपार्श्विक) refers to a “director’s assistant” of a dramatic play (nāṭya), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 35. Accordingly, “a person of the middling type who has slightly less number of qualities than that the director (sūtradhāra) is to possess, should be known as an assistant (pāripārśvika) of the director”.

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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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Kavya (poetry)

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Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Pāripārśvika (पारिपार्श्विक) refers to an “attendant”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 12.60; 17.15.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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India history and geography

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Pāripārśvika.—(IA 11), a servant. Note: pāripārśvika is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pāripārśvika (पारिपार्श्विक).—[paripārśvaṃ pārśvaṃ vyāpya vartate ṭhak]

1) A servant or an attendant; N.12.6;17.5.

2) An assistant of the manager of a play, one of the interlocutors in the prologue; प्रविश्य पारिपार्श्वकः (praviśya pāripārśvakaḥ); तत् किमिति पारिपार्श्विक नारम्भयसि कुशीलवैः सह संगीतम् (tat kimiti pāripārśvika nārambhayasi kuśīlavaiḥ saha saṃgītam) Ve.1.

Derivable forms: pāripārśvikaḥ (पारिपार्श्विकः).

See also (synonyms): pāripārśvaka.

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Pāripārśvikā (पारिपार्श्विका).—A female attendant, a chamber-maid.

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

Pāripārśvika (पारिपार्श्विक).—m.

(-kaḥ) 1. An actor, who serves as a sort of chorus to the drama, and is one of the interlocutors in the prologue. 2. An attendant. E. pari about, pārśva the side, (of the manager, &c.) aff. ṭhak.

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Pāripārśvikā (पारिपार्श्विका).—f.

(-kā) A chamber-maid.

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

Pāripārśvika (पारिपार्श्विक).—i. e. pāripārśva + ika, m. An attendant, [Mālavikāgnimitra, (ed. Tullberg.)] 3, 7.

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

Pāripārśvika (पारिपार्श्विक).—[adjective] standing at the side, attending. [masculine] servant, attendant; assistant of the manager of the play; [feminine] rśvikā female attendant ([drama]).

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

1) Pāripārśvikā (पारिपार्श्विका):—[=pāri-pārśvikā] [from pāri-pārśvaka > pāri-pārśva > pāri] f. (ikā) a chamber-maid, [Mālavikāgnimitra]

2) Pāripārśvika (पारिपार्श्विक):—[=pāri-pārśvika] [from pāri-pārśva > pāri] mfn. = śvaka, [Rāmāyaṇa; Mālavikāgnimitra]

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

Pāripārśvika (पारिपार्श्विक):—[pāri-pārśvika] (kaḥ) 1. m. An actor or interlocutor, an attendant.

[Sanskrit to German]

Pariparshvika in German

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pāripārśvika (ಪಾರಿಪಾರ್ಶ್ವಿಕ):—[noun] = ಪಾರಿಪಾರ್ಶ್ವಕ [pariparshvaka].

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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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