Sambhranta, Sambhrāntā, Saṃbhrānta: 7 definitions



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In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

1) Saṃbhrānta (संभ्रान्त).—One of the 108 karaṇas (minor dance movement) mentioned in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 4. The instructions for this saṃbhrānta-karaṇa is as follows, “a hand with Āvartita (Vyavartita) movement placed on the thigh which is made Āviddha.”.

2) Saṃbhrānta (संभ्रान्त).—One of the 32 aṅgahāras (major dance movement) mentioned in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 4. The instructions for this saṃbhrānta-aṅgahāra is as follows, “assuming Vikṣipta-karaṇa throwing out the left hand with Sūcī gesture, the right hand placed on the chest, Trika to be turned [in the Bhramarī Cārī] then assuming successively Nūpura, Ākṣipta, Ardhasvastika, Nitamba, Karihasta, Uromaṇḍala and Kaṭicchinna Karaṇas.”.

A karaṇa represents a minor dance movements and combines sthāna (standing position), cārī (foot and leg movement) and nṛttahasta (hands in dancing position). A sequence of multiple karaṇas combine into an aṅgahara (major dance movement).

3) Sambhrāntā (सम्भ्रान्ता) is the name of a meter belonging to the Śīrṣaka class described in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 32:—“the metre which has in its feet of twenty-four syllables, the fifth, the sixth, the seventh, the tenth and the last long, is sambhrāntā”.

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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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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sambhrānta (संभ्रांत).—p S Confused, bewildered, perplexed, being under darkness or misconception. 2 Disturbed, agitated, flurried, hurried.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

sambhrānta (संभ्रांत).—p Confused; disturbed.

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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 dictionary

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

Saṃbhrānta (संभ्रान्त).—p. p.

1) Whirled about.

2) Flurried, agitated, perplexed, bewildered; दृष्ट्वा हनूमतो वर्ष्म संभ्रान्तः पवनात्मजः (dṛṣṭvā hanūmato varṣma saṃbhrāntaḥ pavanātmajaḥ) Mb.3.15.1.

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

Sambhrānta (सम्भ्रान्त).—mfn.

(-ntaḥ-ntā-ntaṃ) 1. Bewildered, agitated. 2. Flurried, confused. E. sam, and bhram to err, kta aff.

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

Saṃbhrānta (संभ्रान्त).—[adjective] confused, perplexed, agitated.

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

1) Sambhrānta (सम्भ्रान्त):—[=sam-bhrānta] [from sam-bhram] mfn. whirled about, flurried, confused, perplexed, agitated, excited, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] quickened, brisk, lively (gait), [Rāmāyaṇa]

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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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