Vibhakta: 16 definitions


Vibhakta 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 Vibhakt.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Vibhakta (विभक्त) refers to one of the twenty prakāras: rules used in the playing of drums (puṣkara) [with reference to Mṛdaṅga, Paṇava and Dardura] according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 33. Accordingly, “when the playing is not very broad in position, and it observes equally syllables, pāṇi and tempo in its divided karaṇas, it is Vibhakta”.

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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).

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Vibhakta (विभक्त) refers to “divided”, and is mentioned in verse 2.10 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Vibhakta has been metaphrased by phyed(-pa); both words literally mean “divided”, but may also be used in the sense of “proportioned, harmonious”. The affix tva has been rendered twice: by skabs (“nature”) in the case of vibhakta and by ñid (“self”) in the case of ghana.

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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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Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Vibhakta (विभक्त) or Vibhaktāṅga refers to a “severed body-member”, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 5), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “Some say that Rāhu, the asura, though his head was cut, dies not but lives in the shape of a planet having tasted of ambrosia. That he has a disc like the sun and moon and as that disc is black it is invisible when in the sky except on the occasion of eclipses in virtue of a boon from Brahmā. Others say that he resembles a serpent in shape with his head severed [i.e., vibhakta-aṅga] from his tail; a few that he is bodiless, that he is mere darkness and that he is the son of Siṃhikā. [...]”.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Sports, Arts and Entertainment (wordly enjoyments)

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Source: Syainika Sastra of Rudradeva with English Translation (art)

Vibhakta (विभक्त) or Vibhaktakāla refers to the “regular intervals” (of giving water and food while training hawks), according to the Śyainika-śāstra: a Sanskrit treatise dealing with the divisions and benefits of Hunting and Hawking, written by Rājā Rudradeva (or Candradeva) in possibly the 13th century.—Accordingly, [while discussing the training of hawks]: “[...] Thus gradually by touching it with the hand, by rousing it with soft words, by giving it water and meat at regular intervals (vibhakta-kāla), by petting it, by protecting it from heat and cold, and by degrees opening the eyes, it should be tamed carefully. [...]”.

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This section covers the skills and profiencies of the Kalas (“performing arts”) and Shastras (“sciences”) involving ancient Indian traditions of sports, games, arts, entertainment, love-making and other means of wordly enjoyments. Traditionally these topics were dealt with in Sanskrit treatises explaing the philosophy and the justification of enjoying the pleasures of the senses.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vibhakta (विभक्त).—p S Divided, parted, partitioned. 2 Separated, severed, disunited.

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

vibhakta (विभक्त).—p Divided; separated.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vibhakta (विभक्त).—p. p.

1) Divided, partitioned (as property &c).

2) Divided, separated in interest, as in विभक्ता भ्रातरः (vibhaktā bhrātaraḥ); विभक्ताः सहजीवन्तो विभजेरन् पुनर्यदि (vibhaktāḥ sahajīvanto vibhajeran punaryadi) Manusmṛti 9.21.

3) Parted, separated, made distinct; Śiśupālavadha 1.3; वायवीयैर्विगण्यन्ते विभक्ताः परमाणवः (vāyavīyairvigaṇyante vibhaktāḥ paramāṇavaḥ) Y.3.14.

4) Different, multifarious.

5) Retired, secluded.

6) Regular, symmetrical.

7) Ornamented.

8) Measured.

-ktaḥ Name of Kārtikeya.

-ktam 1 Solitude, retirement.

2) A share.

3) Property (divided).

4) Separation.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Vibhakta (विभक्त).—nt., or °ti, f., a high number: °tam Mahāvyutpatti 7849 (cited from Gaṇḍavyūha); Gaṇḍavyūha 133.7; °tiḥ Mahāvyutpatti 7723; °ter, gen. sg., Gaṇḍavyūha 105.24.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vibhakta (विभक्त).—mfn.

(-ktaḥ-ktā-ktaṃ) 1. Divided, portioned, partitioned. 2. Separated, parted. 3. Dividing, sharing, a partner. 4. Distinct. 5. Different, multifarious. 6. Retired, isolated. 7. Symmetrical. 8. Ornamental. E. vi severally, bhaj to divide, aff. kta .

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

Vibhakta (विभक्त).—[adjective] divided, separated by ([instrumental] & —°) or from ([instrumental]), isolated, lonely; distinct, different, manifold; regular, symmetrical. [neuter] separation, isolation, loneliness.

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

1) Vibhakta (विभक्त):—[=vi-bhakta] [from vi-bhaj] mfn. divided, distributed among ([instrumental case]), [Atharva-veda] etc. etc. (te ind. after a partition, [Yājñavalkya ii, 126])

2) [v.s. ...] one who has received his share, [Manu-smṛti ix, 210; 215]

3) [v.s. ...] one who has caused a partition to be made, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] ([Scholiast or Commentator])

4) [v.s. ...] parted, separated by ([instrumental case] or [compound]), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

5) [v.s. ...] separated from id est. without ([instrumental case]), [Yājñavalkya iii, 103]

6) [v.s. ...] isolated, secluded, [Rāmāyaṇa]

7) [v.s. ...] distinct, different, various, manifold, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

8) [v.s. ...] divided into regular parts, harmonious, symmetrical, [ib.]

9) [v.s. ...] ornamented, decorated, [Harivaṃśa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

10) [v.s. ...] divided (arithmetically), [Sūryasiddhānta]

11) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Skanda, [Mahābhārata]

12) [v.s. ...] n. isolation, seclusion, solitude, [Pāṇini 2-3, 42]

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

Vibhakta (विभक्त):—[vi-bhakta] (ktaḥ-ktā-ktaṃ) a. Divided, parted, shared.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vibhakta (विभक्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Vibhatta, Virikka, Vihaṃjia.

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Vibhakta 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vibhakta (विभक्त) [Also spelled vibhakt]:—(a) divided; partitioned; separated; hence ~[] (nf).

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vibhakta (ವಿಭಕ್ತ):—

1) [adjective] divided; separated.

2) [adjective] that which is kept apart, secluded.

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Vibhakta (ವಿಭಕ್ತ):—

1) [noun] that which is divided, broken into parts.

2) [noun] that which is kept apart, secluded.

3) [noun] that which is having differnt characteristics; a different thing.

4) [noun] a share of something allotted, got, to be got, etc. of a whole.

5) [noun] a man not mingling with others; a secluded man.

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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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