Valita, Valitā: 13 definitions
Valita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Valita (वलित).—A son of Parāvṛt.*
- * Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 12. 11.
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.
Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
1a) Valita (वलित).—One of the 108 karaṇas (minor dance movement) mentioned in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 4. The instructions for this valita-karaṇa is as follows, “hands to be Apaviddha, feet to be in Sūcī Cārī Trika turned round [in the Bhramarī Cārī].”. A karaṇa represents a minor dance movements and combines sthāna (standing position), cārī (foot and leg movement) and nṛttahasta (hands in dancing position).
1b) Valita (वलित) refers to a gesture (āṅgika) made with ‘dance hands’ (nṛttahasta), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 8. The hands (hasta) form a part of the human body which represents one of the six major limbs (aṅga) used in dramatic performance. With these limbs are made the various gestures (āṅgika), which form a part of the histrionic representation (abhinaya).
2) Valitā (वलिता, “turned”) refers to a specific gesture (āṅgika) made with the neck (grīvā), according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 8. It is also known by the name Vāhitā. These ‘gestures of the neck (grīvā)’ should follow the gestures made with the head (śiras). These gestures form a part of the histrionic representation (abhinaya).Source: archive.org: Natya Shastra
Valita (वलित).—A type of gesture (āṅgika) made with dance-hands (nṛttahasta);—(Instructions): The two Latā hands crossed at their elbows. The Dance-hands are to be used in forming Karaṇas.
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).
India history and geogprahySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Valita or Vaḻita.—(E 12; SITI), same as vaṇita; a small terri- torial unit; a district or its subdivision. Note: valita is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
valita : (pp.) wrinkled.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Valita, (pp. of val: see valeti) wrinkled A. I, 138 (Acc. khaṇḍadantaṃ palita-kesaṃ vilūnaṃ khalitaṃ siro-valitaṃ tilak’āhata-gattaṃ: cp. valin with passage M. I, 88= III, 180, one of the two evidehtly misread); PvA. 56, 153. In compn with taca contracted to valittaca (for valitattaca) “with wrinkled skin” DhA. II, 190 (phalitakesa+); with abstr. valittacatā the fact of having a wrinkled skin M. I, 49 (pālicca+; cp. MA 215); A. II, 196 (khaṇḍicca pālicca+). (Page 603)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vāḷīta (वाळीत).—n Ejection of an offender from his caste--the act or the state. v ṭāka with vara of o. v ghāla with lā of o. v paḍa or yē with lā or vara. v nigha & kāḍha g. of s. & of o.
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vāḷīta (वाळीत).—a Ejected from caste, outcast.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vāḷīta (वाळीत).—n Ejection of an offender from his caste-the act or the state. a Outcast.
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-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Valita (वलित).—p. p.
2) Moved, turned round, bent round.
3) Surrounded, enclosed; समवलोक्य तमो- बलितं जनम् (samavalokya tamo- balitaṃ janam) Veda-Vyāsāṣṭaka 1.
4) Wrinkled; विशदभ्रू- युगच्छन्नवलितापाङ्गलोचनः (viśadabhrū- yugacchannavalitāpāṅgalocanaḥ) Ki.11.4.
5) Cast, darted; वलितलोल- कटाक्षपराहतम् (valitalola- kaṭākṣaparāhatam) Māl.8.11.
-taḥ A particular position of the hands in dancing.
-tam Black pepper.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Moved, constrained. 2. Surrounded. 3. Wrinkled. E. val to go, kta aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Valita (वलित).—[adjective] turned, bent, [neuter] [impersonally]; accompanied by, joined with (—°).
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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