Shranta, aka: Śrāntā; 6 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Śrāntā can be transliterated into English as Sranta or Shranta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Śrāntā (श्रान्ता, “tired”) refers to a specific “glance” (dṛṣṭi), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 8. This is a type of glance that expresses a ‘transitory state’ (saṃcāribhāva). There are a total thirty-six glances defined.

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Śrāntā (श्रान्ता).—A type of glance (dṛṣṭi) expressing a transitory state (saṃcāribhāva);—The resting Glance in which eyelids have been let down due to fatigue, corners of the eyes are narrowed, and the eyeballs are fallen, is called Śrāntā (tired).

Uses of Śrāntā (tired)—in weariness and depression.

Source: Natya Shastra
Natyashastra book cover
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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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śrānta (श्रांत).—p (S) Wearied, tired, fatigued, spent.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śrānta (श्रांत).—p Wearied, tired, spent.

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

Śrānta (श्रान्त).—p. p. [śram-kta]

1) Wearied, tired, fatigued, exhausted; आरभेतैव कर्माणि श्रान्तः श्रान्तः पुनः पुनः (ārabhetaiva karmāṇi śrāntaḥ śrāntaḥ punaḥ punaḥ) Ms.9.3.

2) Calmed, tranqil.

-taḥ An ascetic.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śrānta (श्रान्त).—mfn.

(-ntaḥ-ntā-ntaṃ) 1. Wearied, fatigued. 2. Calmed, tranquil. m.

(-ntaḥ) An ascetic, one with subdued passions. E. śram to be weary, aff. kta .

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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