Shrotri, Śrotṛ, Shotri, Śrotri: 10 definitions
Shrotri 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 terms Śrotṛ and Śrotri can be transliterated into English as Srotr or Shrotri or Srotri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)
Śrotṛ (श्रोतृ, “audience”) is a Sanskrit technical term used in plays and dramas (nāṭya), as explained in the Nāṭyaśāstra.
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).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Śrotri (श्रोत्रि).—Guides the month of Nabhas.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa XII. 11. 37.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
1) A hearer.
2) A pupil.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śrotṛ (श्रोतृ).—mfn. (-tā-trī-tṛ) Hearing, a hearer, who hears. E. śru to hear. tṛc aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śrotṛ (श्रोतृ).—i. e. śru + tṛ, m., f. tri, and n. Hearing, a hearer, [Hitopadeśa] ii. [distich] 128.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śrotṛ (श्रोतृ).—[masculine] hearing (also as [future] auditurus).
--- OR ---
Śrotṛ (श्रोतृ).—[masculine] hearing (also as [future] auditurus).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śrotṛ (श्रोतृ):—[from śrotavya] śrotṛ (with [accusative]) or śrotṛ (with [genitive case]), mfn. one who hears, hearing, a hearer, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a Yakṣa, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] ([Scholiast or Commentator])Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śrotṛ (श्रोतृ):—[(tā-trī-tṛ) a.] Hearing.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Śrotṛ (श्रोतृ) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sou.
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.
1) [noun] a man who is listening to; a listener.
2) [noun] a student; a pupil.
--- OR ---
Śrōtri (ಶ್ರೋತ್ರಿ):—[noun] a woman who is listening to; a listener.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Shrotrika, Shrotriya, Shrotriyaguttage, Shrotriyamanya, Shrotriyasat, Shrotriyasatkri, Shrotriyasva, Shrotriyata, Shrotriyatva.
Ends with: Ashrotri, Pratishrotri, Sambhinnashrotri, Upashrotri.
Full-text: Shrotara, Ashrotri, Ashrotra, Sou, Pratishrotri, Upashrotri, Ashrotriya, Preksha.
Search found 5 books and stories containing Shrotri, Śrotṛ, Shotri, Śrotri, Srotr, Srotri, Śrōtṛ, Śrōtri; (plurals include: Shrotris, Śrotṛs, Shotris, Śrotris, Srotrs, Srotris, Śrōtṛs, Śrōtris). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Kautilya Arthashastra (by R. Shamasastry)
Chapter 1 - Determination of Forms of Agreement and Legal Disputes < [Book 3 - Concerning Law]
Amarakoshodghatana of Kshirasvamin (study) (by A. Yamuna Devi)
Critical comments by Bhānuji Dīkṣita on certain derivations of Kṣīrasvāmin < [Chapter 6 - Grammatical Aspects]
Dvisahasri of Tembesvami (Summary and Study) (by Upadhyay Mihirkumar Sudhirbhai)
Natyashastra (English) (by Bharata-muni)
Part 2 - The Ancient Indian Theory of Drama < [Introduction, part 1]
Brihadaranyaka Upanishad (by Swāmī Mādhavānanda)
Section VIII - Yajnavalkya and Gargi (II) < [Chapter III]