Vishamavritta, aka: Viṣamavṛtta, Vishama-vritta; 2 Definition(s)

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The Sanskrit term Viṣamavṛtta can be transliterated into English as Visamavrtta or Vishamavritta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

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Viṣamavṛtta (विषमवृत्त) refers to one of three types of vṛtta.—The metres regulated by akṣaras are called vṛttas and those regulated by mātrās are called jātis. A vṛtta is divided into three classes viz. samavṛtta, ardhasamavṛtta, and viṣamavṛtta. Again, yati or pause or caesura is a part of a verse, at which the reader is required to stop his breath and then proceed on.

Source: Shodhganga: Mankhaka a sanskrit literary genius (natya)
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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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Viṣamavṛtta (विषमवृत्त).—a kind of metre with unequal Pādas.

Derivable forms: viṣamavṛttam (विषमवृत्तम्).

Viṣamavṛtta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viṣama and vṛtta (वृत्त).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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