Punkhita, Puṅkhita: 3 definitions
Punkhita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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)Source: archive.org: The mirror of gesture (abhinaya-darpana)
One of the hasta-prāṇa, or ‘Twelve Lives of the Hands’: Punkhita (feathered, or fluttering): the hand (directed) forward, (the fingers being) extended, bent, or separated. This movement is used in Patāka and other hands.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Puṅkhita (पुङ्खित).—i. e. puṅkha + ita, adj. Endowed with the puṅkha (see the last), Böhtl. Ind. Spr. 774.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Puṅkhita (पुङ्खित):—[from puṅkha] mfn. shafted or feathered (as an arrow)
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)
Starts with: Punkhitashara.
Ends with: Paripunkhita.
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