Trasta, Trastā: 13 definitions
Trasta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Trust.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Trastā (त्रस्ता, “frightened”) 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: archive.org: The mirror of gesture (abhinaya-darpana)
A type of glance (or facial expression): Trasta (frightened): inwardly expanded, the pupil raised. Usage: fear and intoxication.Source: archive.org: Natya Shastra
Trastā (त्रस्ता).—A type of glance (dṛṣṭi) expressing a transitory state (saṃcāribhāva);—The Glance in which the eyelids are drawn up in fear, the eyeballs are trembling and the middle of the eye is full-blown due to panic, is called Trastā (frightened).
Uses of Trastā (frightened)—in fright.
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).
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Trasta (त्रस्त) refers to “terrified”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.15 (“The penance and reign of Tārakāsura”).—Accordingly, as Brahmā narrated: “[...] At the same time, several phenomena of evil portent forboding misery and distress happened, when the son of Varāṅgī was born making the gods miserable. [...] O dear, groups of mad asses ran here and there braying loudly and digging the ground with their hoofs. Terrified by the asses [i.e., rāsabha-trasta], birds flew up from their nests. In their excitement and flutter they honked and cronked. They did not find a peaceful perch anywhere. [...]”.
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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
trasta (त्रस्त).—p S Frightened.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
trasta (त्रस्त).—p Wearied. Frightened.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Trasta (त्रस्त).—p. p. [tras-kta]
1) Frightened, terrified, alarmed; त्रस्तैकहायनकुरङ्गविलोलदृष्टिः (trastaikahāyanakuraṅgaviloladṛṣṭiḥ) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 4.8.
2) Timid, fearful.
3) Quick, rolling.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-staḥ-stā-staṃ) 1. Timid, fearful. 2. Frighted, alarmed. 3. Quick. E. tras to fear, affix kta; also trasnu.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Trasta (त्रस्त):—[from trasura > tras] mfn. quivering, trembling, frighted, [Mahābhārata etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] (in music) quick;
3) [v.s. ...] [Latin] tristis.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Trasta (त्रस्त):—[(staḥ-stā-staṃ) a.] Timid, fearful.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
1) Ṭrasṭa (ट्रस्ट) [Also spelled trust]:—(nf) a trust; [ṭrasṭī] a trustee.
2) Trasta (त्रस्त) [Also spelled trast]:—(a) frightened, scared, terrified.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [adjective] filled with fear or apprehension; afraid.
2) [adjective] affected by anxiety; anxious.
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1) [noun] a man lacking natural courage; a timid man; a coward.
2) [noun] a distressed man.
3) [noun] (dance.) a sentiment of fear or anxiety; a gesture expressing this sentiment.
4) [noun] (Jain.) name of a hell.
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)
Ends with (+1): Abhisamtrasta, Abhisantrasta, Anutrashta, Anuttrashta, Apatrasta, Atrasta, Avatrasta, Bhujagatrasta, Janutrasta, Nityavitrasta, Paritrasta, Rasabhatrasta, Samtrasta, Samuttrasta, Santrasta, Strashta, Susamtrasta, Taramgapatrasta, Utrasta, Uttrasta.
Full-text (+4): Tattha, Paritrasta, Tras, Tasia, Trastarupa, Vitrasta, Samtrastagocara, Trasnu, Uttrasta, Avatrasta, Samtrasta, Trust, Paritrasa, Trast, Apatrasta, Trastarakshogana, Daria, Drishti, Bhaya, Bhujangatrastarecita.
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Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 3.2.337 < [Chapter 2 - Description of the Lord’s Travel Through Bhuvaneśvara and Other Placesto Jagannātha Purī]
Verse 3.1.121 < [Chapter 1 - Meeting Again at the House of Śrī Advaita Ācārya]
Abhinaya-darpana (English) (by Ananda Coomaraswamy)
Tattvartha Sutra (with commentary) (by Vijay K. Jain)
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Natyashastra (English) (by Bharata-muni)