Paryasta, Paryastā: 12 definitions


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In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Paryastā (पर्यस्ता) refers to one of the eighteen jātis: rules used in the playing of drums (puṣkara) [with reference to Mṛdaṅga, Paṇava and Dardura] according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 33. Accordingly, “playing of drums in all mārgas with karaṇas of one syllable, and with the sama-pracāra of hands, is called the paryastā-jāti. Paryastā is to used in the case of the quick movement of chariots, Vimānas, Vidyādharas, Bhujaṅgas (serpents) etc. in the sky, or in torrential rains. Paryastā-jāti which should be used in the movement of slow tempo in the Erotic Sentiment of superior characters; it should also be used in the case of inferior characters”.

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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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Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (architecture)

Paryasta (पर्यस्त) refers to “(being) surrounded” (by a garden), according to the Devyāmata (chapter 105).—Accordingly, [trees for the surrounding gardens]—“[...] As before, the surrounding wall should be made straight, well erected and level. My dear, having established the subsidiary shrines beyond the wall, everything should be made thus, complete, and in due sequence. Beyond the residence, it is surrounded by a garden (udyāna-paryasta) and has a surrounding wall. Everything to be done has been altogether declared. Thus ends the chapter on the residence”.

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paryasta (पर्यस्त).—p. p.

1) Thrown round, scattered over or about; पर्यस्तो धनंजयस्योपरि शिलीमुखासारः (paryasto dhanaṃjayasyopari śilīmukhāsāraḥ) Ve.4; Śiśupālavadha 1.91.

2) Surrounded, encompassed.

3) Upset, overturned.

4) Dismissed, laid aside.

5) Struck, hurt, killed.

6) Bound.

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

Paryasta (पर्यस्त) or Paryyasta.—mfn.

(-staḥ-stā-staṃ) 1. Fallen, descended, alighted. 2. Thrown down or off. 3. Overturned, upset. 4. Struck, killed. 5. Dismissed, laid aside. 6. Bound, surrounded. E. pari round, &c. asta thrown.

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

Paryasta (पर्यस्त).—[adjective] inverted, overturned, upset, fallen on ([locative]), spread about (—°).

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

1) Paryasta (पर्यस्त):—[=pary-asta] [from pary-as] mfn. thrown or cast about, spread, diffused, [Mahābhārata; Kumāra-sambhava; Amaru-śataka]

2) [v.s. ...] surrounded, encompassed, ensnared, [Rāmāyaṇa; Bhartṛhari]

3) [v.s. ...] strung, filed on ([compound]), [Daśakumāra-carita]

4) [v.s. ...] overturned, upset, inverted, changed, [Bhartṛhari]

5) [v.s. ...] struck, killed, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] dismissed, laid aside, [ib.]

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

Paryasta (पर्यस्त):—[parya+sta] (staḥ-stā-staṃ) a. Fallen; struck; upset; dismissed; bowed down.

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

Paryasta (पर्यस्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Paloṭṭa.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Paryasta (पर्यस्त):—(a) thrown out/off; expelled, excluded.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Paryasta (ಪರ್ಯಸ್ತ):—

1) [adjective] hanging loosely or in disorder; unkempt; dishevelled.

2) [adjective] encircled; surrounded.

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Paryasta (ಪರ್ಯಸ್ತ):—[noun] collectively, ten particular co-ordinated movements of hands and feet, performed successively.

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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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Nepali dictionary

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

Paryasta (पर्यस्त):—adj. 1. thrown round; scattered over or about; 2. dismissed; laid aside;

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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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