Prakashita, aka: Prakāśita; 4 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Prakāśita can be transliterated into English as Prakasita or Prakashita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

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Prakāśitā (प्रकाशिता) is the name of a meter belonging to the Uṣṇik class of Dhruvā (songs) described in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 32:—“the metre which has in its feet of seven syllables the fourth, the sixth and the final one long, is called prakāśitā”.

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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prakāśita (प्रकाशित).—p (S) Enlightened or illumined, lit. fig.; rendered clear, conspicuous, evident, manifest.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Prakāśita (प्रकाशित).—p. p.

1) Made clear or manifestd, displayed, manifested.

2) Published; brought out (as a book).

3) Illuminated, irradiated, enlightened.

4) Visible, evident, apparent.

-tam Light, clearness.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prakāśita (प्रकाशित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Evident, apparent, manifest, visible. 2. Published, promulgated. 3. Illuminated, inlightened. E. prakāśa manifestation, itac aff.

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