Shayyagata, Śayyāgata, Shayya-gata: 4 definitions


Shayyagata 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.

The Sanskrit term Śayyāgata can be transliterated into English as Sayyagata or Shayyagata, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Śayyāgata (शय्यागत) refers to a one of the three varieties of yati: rules used in the playing of drums (puṣkara) [with reference to Mṛdaṅga, Paṇava and Dardura] according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 33. Accordingly, “when there is ardha-pāṇi stroke, slow tempo, and the gopucchā-yati, it is called śayyāgata playing. When the singing is given prominence and procedure is dakṣiṇa the playing of atyukta instruments is called śayyāgata”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śayyāgata (शय्यागत).—a.

1) lying in a bed.

2) confined to a bed.

Śayyāgata is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śayyā and gata (गत).

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

Śayyāgata (शय्यागत):—[=śayyā-gata] [from śayyā > śaya] mfn. gone to bed, lying on a couch, [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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Nepali dictionary

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

Śayyāgata (शय्यागत):—adj. 1. lying in a bed; 2. confined a bed;

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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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