Vyamsita, Vyaṃsita, Vyamshita: 6 definitions

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Vyamsita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

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In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Vyaṃsita (व्यंसित).—One of the 108 karaṇas (minor dance movement) mentioned in the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 4. The instructions for this vyaṃsita-karaṇa is as follows, “assuming Ālīḍha Sthāna, the two hands to be Recita and held on the chest and afterwards moved up and down with Viprakīrna gesture.”.

A karaṇa represents a minor dance movements and combines sthāna (standing position), cārī (foot and leg movement) and nṛttahasta (hands in dancing position).

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vyaṃsita (व्यंसित).—p. p.

1) Cheated.

2) Defeated; व्यंसितो व्रीडितो राजन्नाजगाम स कुण्डिनम् (vyaṃsito vrīḍito rājannājagāma sa kuṇḍinam) Mb.5.158.14.

3) Made ineffective; व्यंसिता चाप्युपायेन शक्रदत्ता मयाऽनघ (vyaṃsitā cāpyupāyena śakradattā mayā'nagha) Mb.7.181.28.

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

Vyaṃsita (व्यंसित):—[=vy-aṃsita] [from vy-aṃs] mfn. cheated, deceived, disappointed, W

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

Vyaṃsita (व्यंसित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Cheated, deceived.

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

Vyaṃsita (व्यंसित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vaṃsia.

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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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vyaṃśita (ವ್ಯಂಶಿತ):—[noun] (dance.) a gesture made with the hands (as to express the valour of Āṃjanēya).

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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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