Vaisvarya: 9 definitions

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Vaisvarya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Vaisvarya (वैस्वर्य, “change of voice”).—One of the eight ‘involutary states’ (sāttvikabhāva), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 7. These ‘involutary states’ are different from consequents (anubhāva) because of their arising from the inner nature (sattva). The term is used throughout nāṭyaśāstra literature. (Also see the Daśarūpa 4.6-7)

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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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Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Vaisvarya in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

Vaisvarya (वैस्वर्य) refers to “Hoarseness” and is one of the various diseases mentioned in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning vaisvarya] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Vaisvarya (वैस्वर्य):—[vaisvaryaṃ] Hoarseness of voice.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vaisvarya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vaisvarya (वैस्वर्य).—n S Unmusicalness of a note or sound. 2 Inharmoniousness of voice.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vaisvarya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vaisvarya (वैस्वर्य).—

1) Loss of voice.

2) Different accentuation.

Derivable forms: vaisvaryam (वैस्वर्यम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vaisvarya (वैस्वर्य).—[neuter] loss of voice or language.

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

1) Vaisvarya (वैस्वर्य):—mfn. ([from] vi-svara) depriving of voice, [Suśruta]

2) n. loss of voice or language, [Vāgbhaṭālaṃkāra; Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

3) different accentuation, [Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

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Vaisvarya in German

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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»] — Vaisvarya in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vaisvarya (ವೈಸ್ವರ್ಯ):—[noun] variation in the sound or voice.

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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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