Samcaribhava, Saṃcāribhāva, Samcarin-bhava, Sancarin-bhava: 4 definitions


Samcaribhava 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Samcharibhava.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

[«previous next»] — Samcaribhava in Natyashastra glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Saṃcāribhāva (संचारिभाव) is another name for vyabhicāribhāva, a Sanskrit technical term referring to “complementary psychological states”, according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 7.31.

Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyavilasa of Ciranjiva Bhattacarya (natyashastra)

Saṃcāribhāva (संचारिभाव) is another name for Vyabhicāribhāva: the “accessories of permanent emotions” (like rati etc.) according to Cirañjīva Bhaṭṭācārya (fl. 17th century). Saṃcāribhāva can also be spelled like Sañcāribhāva.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Samcaribhava in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Saṃcāribhāva (संचारिभाव):—[=saṃcāri-bhāva] [from saṃcāri > saṃ-car] m. a transitory feeling (= vyabhi-cāri-bh q.v.), [Monier-Williams’ 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 (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

[«previous next»] — Samcaribhava in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃcāribhāva (ಸಂಚಾರಿಭಾವ):—[noun] any of thirty three minor sentiments that enrich or embelish the main sentiments in literature, music or dance.

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Saṃcārībhāva (ಸಂಚಾರೀಭಾವ):—[noun] = ಸಂಚಾರಿಭಾವ [samcaribhava].

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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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