Vilokita: 11 definitions


Vilokita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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

Vilokita (विलोकित, “looking round”) also refers to a type of glance (dṛṣṭi), defined in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 8. Accordingly, the instructions for this glance are: “(eyeballs) in looking back”.

Source: The mirror of gesture (abhinaya-darpana)

A type of glance (or facial expression): Vilokita: looking back. Usage: things or places behind.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vilokita : (pp. of viloketi) looked at; inspected.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Vilokita, (nt.) (pp. of viloketi) a look A. II, 104, 106 sq. 210; Pug. 44, 45; DA. I, 193; VvA. 6 (ālokita+). (Page 636)

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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vilōkita (विलोकित).—p S Beheld, viewed, contemplated: also seen.

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

vilōkita (विलोकित).—p Beheld, viewed; seen.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vilokita (विलोकित).—p. p.

1) Seen, observed, viewed, beheld.

2) Examined, thought about.

-tam 1 A look, glance; कृत इव मुग्धविलोकिनोपदेशः (kṛta iva mugdhavilokinopadeśaḥ) Ś.2.3.

2) Observation.

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

Vilokita (विलोकित).—nt., (1, as in Sanskrit, look, gaze: bhagavāṃ… nāga-°tena vilokayanto Mahāvastu iii.281.4; nāga-°tenāvalokya Mahāvyutpatti 6371; see ālokita-vi°, avalokita, vyavalokita, and āryamahāsiṃhavilokita;) (2) fig. (in this meaning = Sanskrit and Pali vilokana), consideration, reflection: (bodhisattvas tuṣitavarabhavanasthitaś catvāri) mahā-°tāni vilokayati sma…kāla-°taṃ dvīpa-°taṃ deśa-°taṃ kula-°taṃ Lalitavistara 19.7—9, and similarly Mahāvastu i.197.10—12; ii.1.1—3 (as to the time, continent, country, and family in which he is to be reborn for the last time).

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

Vilokita (विलोकित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Seen, beheld. 2. Examined. n.

(-taṃ) A look, a glance. E. vi before lokṛ to see, aff. kta .

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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. 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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