Vyavritta, Vyāvṛtta: 10 definitions


Vyavritta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Vyāvṛtta can be transliterated into English as Vyavrtta or Vyavritta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: archive.org: The mirror of gesture (abhinaya-darpana)

One of the hasta-prāṇa, or ‘Twelve Lives of the Hands’: Vyāvṛtta (turned back): the hand pointing upwards sideways

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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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Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

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Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions

Vyāvṛtta (व्यावृत्त) refers to “having ceased”, according to the Jayadrathayāmala, Ṣaṭka 1 verse 13.3–18::—Accordingly, “[...] Besides (bhūyas) the nirvāṇadīkṣā bestowing liberation is of many kinds: śivadharma-dīkṣā, lokadharma-dīkṣā and the initiation which kills quickly, causing the body to fall. [The initiation] which reveals everything through the attainment of Śiva through the performance of post-initiatory rites once the three bonds (i.e. the three impurities) have ceased (vyāvṛtta) due to the purification of the consciousness on one [of the six] paths, [that] initiation is known to be the śivadharmadīkṣā, which bestows the attainment of liberation because it is contrary to the mundane practice. [...]”.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vyavritta in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vyāvṛtta (व्यावृत्त).—p S Separated; rejected or removed from; excluded; excepted.

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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

[«previous next»] — Vyavritta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vyāvṛtta (व्यावृत्त).—p. p.

1) Turned away from, withdrawn from; व्यावृत्ता यत्परस्वेभ्यः श्रुतौ तस्करता स्थिता (vyāvṛttā yatparasvebhyaḥ śrutau taskaratā sthitā) R.1.27; V. 1.8.

2) Separated from, singled out.

3) (a) Excluded, set aside; different from; अयमर्थोऽस्माद् व्यावृत्तः (ayamartho'smād vyāvṛttaḥ) Tarka K. (b) Not being found or existing in, absent from (frequently used in phil. in this sense); धूमो जलह्रदादे- र्व्यावृत्तः (dhūmo jalahradāde- rvyāvṛttaḥ) Tarka K.; Mu.5.1.

4) Revolved, turned round.

5) Encompassed, surrounded.

6) Desisting, ceased from; व्यावृत्तगतिरुद्याने कुसुमस्तेयसाध्वसात् (vyāvṛttagatirudyāne kusumasteyasādhvasāt) Kumārasambhava 2.35.

7) Split asunder.

8) Changed; जगाम दक्षिणं मार्गं सोमो व्यावृत्तलक्षणः (jagāma dakṣiṇaṃ mārgaṃ somo vyāvṛttalakṣaṇaḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.141.15.

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

Vyāvṛtta (व्यावृत्त).—mfn.

(-ttaḥ-ttā-ttaṃ) 1. Chosen, appointed. 2. Encompassed, surrounded. 3. Fenced, screened. 4. Removed, uncovered. 5. Excepted, excluded. 6. Praised, hymned. 7. Rolled backwards. 8. Revolved. E. vi and āṅ before vṛt to be, &c., aff. kta .

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

Vyāvṛtta (व्यावृत्त).—[adjective] turned away (lit. & [figuratively]), liberated from or rid of ([ablative] or —°); opened, divided, different from, incompatible with (—°); ceased, perished, at an end.

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

1) Vyāvṛtta (व्यावृत्त):—[=vy-āvṛtta] [from vyā-vṛt] mfn. turned away from, freed from, rid of ([instrumental case] [ablative], or [compound]), [Atharva-veda; Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā; Kālidāsa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] split asunder, opened, [Harivaṃśa; Suśruta]

3) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) different from, [Kapila]

4) [v.s. ...] averted, [Rāmāyaṇa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

5) [v.s. ...] distorted, [ṢaḍvBr.]

6) [v.s. ...] turned back, returned from ([ablative]), [Campaka-śreṣṭhi-kathānaka]

7) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) incompatible or inconsistent with, [Bhāṣāpariccheda]

8) [v.s. ...] thoroughly liberated or emancipated (as the soul), [Kapila]

9) [v.s. ...] ceased, disappeared, gone, [Kumāra-sambhava]

10) [v.s. ...] ‘chosen’ or ‘fenced’ (= vṛta), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

11) [v.s. ...] excepted, excluded, [Horace H. Wilson]

12) [v.s. ...] praised, hymned (?), [ib.]

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

Vyāvṛtta (व्यावृत्त):—[vyā+vṛtta] (ttaḥ-ttā-ttaṃ) a. Same as vyāvṛta.

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

Vyāvṛtta (व्यावृत्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Vāvaḍa, Vāvitta.

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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

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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vyāvṛtta (ವ್ಯಾವೃತ್ತ):—[adjective] excepted; excluded; separated.

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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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