Natyashastra glossary, starting with ‘a’

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The Natyashastra glossary, starting with the letter “a”, contains 413 definitions, select a phrase below for the definitions and references.

  1. Abharana
  2. Abharanakrit
  3. Abhidrava
  4. Abhilasa
  5. Abhinaya
  6. Abhiplutartha
  7. Abhipraya
  8. Abhira
  9. Abhirudgata
  10. Abhisarika
  11. Abhitapta
  12. Abhiyoga
  13. Abhoga
  14. Abhugna
  15. Abhutaharana
  16. Abhyantara
  17. Abhyantarapaharana
  18. Abhyasa
  19. Abiddha
  20. Abokam
  21. Abudha
  22. Acamana
  23. Acarya
  24. Accam
  25. Acchurita
  26. Acciyarkuravai
  27. Achamana
  28. Acharya
  29. Achchhurita
  30. Adana
  31. Adavu
  32. Adbhuta
  33. Adbhutadivya
  34. Adbhutarasa
  35. Addita
  36. Adhamapurusha
  37. Adhamastri
  38. Adhara
  39. Adhibala
  40. Adhika
  41. Adhikarika
  42. Adhivala
  43. Adhogata
  44. Adhomukha
  45. Adhuta
  46. Adhyardha
  47. Adhyardhaka
  48. Adhyardhika
  49. Adhyatma
  50. Aditya
  51. Adosha
  52. Adyantapaharana
  53. Agastya
  54. Aghosha
  55. Agni
  56. Agnikunda
  57. Agnimantra
  58. Agnishikha
  59. Agramya
  60. Agratalasancara
  61. Agratalasanchara
  62. Aharya
  63. Aharyabhinaya
  64. Ahata
  65. Aho
  66. Aindra
  67. Airavana
  68. Aja
  69. Ajamukha
  70. Ajjuka
  71. Ajyakunda
  72. Akakkuttu
  73. Akam
  74. Akamarga
  75. Akampita
  76. Akaolukkam
  77. Akasha
  78. Akashavacana
  79. Akashavachana
  80. Akekara
  81. Akhyata
  82. Akkebhana
  83. Akramatishayokti
  84. Akriti
  85. Akshara
  86. Aksharasamghata
  87. Akshepa
  88. Akshepiki
  89. Akshipta
  90. Akshiptaka
  91. Akshiptarechita
  92. Akshiptarecita
  93. Akunchita
  94. Akuncita
  95. Alambana
  96. Alamkara
  97. Alankrita
  98. Alapa
  99. Alapadma
  100. Alapadmaka
  101. Alapallava
  102. Alapini
  103. Alasata
  104. Alasya
  105. Alata
  106. Alataka
  107. Alida
  108. Alidha
  109. Alidhasthana
  110. Alikkai
  111. Alingya
  112. Alipta
  113. Alliam
  114. Alokita
  115. Alolita
  116. Alpatva
  117. Alsari
  118. Alukai
  119. Amalaka
  120. Amantirikai
  121. Amarsha
  122. Amatya
  123. Amba
  124. Ambarisha
  125. Ambashthaka
  126. Amredita
  127. Amreditayamaka
  128. Amritamanthana
  129. Amsha
  130. Amshumali
  131. Amshumalin
  132. Amukha
  133. Anaddha
  134. Ananda
  135. Anandaja
  136. Ananvaya
  137. Anarta
  138. Anchita
  139. Ancita
  140. Andabedha
  141. Andhra
  142. Andhri
  143. Andolita
  144. Anga
  145. Angabhinaya
  146. Angada
  147. Angahara
  148. Angakiriyai
  149. Angamadhurya
  150. Angaracana
  151. Angarachana
  152. Angarakha
  153. Angasari
  154. Angika
  155. Angikabhinaya
  156. Angiras
  157. Angulikshepa
  158. Anguliyamudra
  159. Anikini
  160. Anishta
  161. Anjali
  162. Anjanarti
  163. Anka
  164. Ankai
  165. Ankamukha
  166. Ankavatara
  167. Anki
  168. Ankika
  169. Ankura
  170. Ankurabhinaya
  171. Antah-prana
  172. Antaharana
  173. Antahstha
  174. Antapaharana
  175. Antara
  176. Antarasvara
  177. Antargira
  178. Antargiri
  179. Antaryavanika
  180. Anubandha
  181. Anubandhaja
  182. Anubhava
  183. Anucarika
  184. Anucharika
  185. Anudatta
  186. Anugata
  187. Anuguna
  188. Anukarana
  189. Anuktanimitta
  190. Anuktasiddhi
  191. Anukula
  192. Anulapa
  193. Anumana
  194. Anunasika
  195. Anunaya
  196. Anuprasa
  197. Anurakta
  198. Anurupa
  199. Anushtubh
  200. Anushtup
  201. Anusmriti
  202. Anusrita
  203. Anusvanita
  204. Anuvadi
  205. Anuvadin
  206. Anuviddha
  207. Anuvritta
  208. Anya
  209. Anyonya
  210. Apadesha
  211. Apagraha
  212. Apahnuti
  213. Apakranta
  214. Apakrishta
  215. Apalapa
  216. Apanyasa
  217. Aparajita
  218. Aparantaka
  219. Aparavaktra
  220. Apasarpita
  221. Apashabda
  222. Apasmara
  223. Apasrita
  224. Apasyandita
  225. Apavada
  226. Apavaritaka
  227. Apaveshtita
  228. Apaviddha
  229. Aprameya
  230. Aprastutaprashamsa
  231. Apsaras
  232. Apsarasa
  233. Arabhati
  234. Arala
  235. Aralakatakamukha
  236. Aralakhatakamukha
  237. Arambha
  238. Arangailakkana
  239. Arankerram
  240. Arankerrukatai
  241. Aratrika
  242. Arbuda
  243. Arbudeyaka
  244. Ardha-catura
  245. Ardha-pataka
  246. Ardha-sucika
  247. Ardhacandra
  248. Ardhachandra
  249. Ardhahasa
  250. Ardhahasya
  251. Ardhakalikai
  252. Ardhakhanja
  253. Ardhamagadhi
  254. Ardhamatalli
  255. Ardhamayuri
  256. Ardhamukula
  257. Ardhamukuta
  258. Ardhanatkuta
  259. Ardhanikuttaka
  260. Ardhapani
  261. Ardhapravritta
  262. Ardhapuratita
  263. Ardhardhapani
  264. Ardharechita
  265. Ardharecita
  266. Ardhasama
  267. Ardhasamavritta
  268. Ardhasamudga
  269. Ardhasuchi
  270. Ardhasuci
  271. Ardhasvastika
  272. Ardhavakirna
  273. Ardra
  274. Argala
  275. Ariyakkuttu
  276. Arjuna
  277. Arjuni
  278. Armbha
  279. Arohin
  280. Aropya
  281. Arpaṇa
  282. Arshabhi
  283. Arthahina
  284. Arthakama
  285. Arthantara
  286. Arthantaranyasa
  287. Arthapatti
  288. Arthaprakriti
  289. Arthavyakti
  290. Arthopakshepaka
  291. Aruvai-atal
  292. Arvuda
  293. Arvudeya
  294. Arya
  295. Aryabhasha
  296. Aryaputra
  297. Asambadha
  298. Asambhava
  299. Asamgati
  300. Asamyuta
  301. Asana
  302. Asangati
  303. Asarita
  304. Asatpralapa
  305. Ashlesha
  306. Ashmakutta
  307. Ashoka
  308. Ashravana
  309. Ashru
  310. Ashta-drishti
  311. Ashtanayika
  312. Ashvakranta
  313. Ashvalalita
  314. Ashvattha
  315. Ashvin
  316. Asi
  317. Asina
  318. Asinapathya
  319. Asita
  320. Askandita
  321. Asra
  322. Asti
  323. Astravid
  324. Asura
  325. Asuya
  326. Asya
  327. Atadguna
  328. Atala
  329. Atatala
  330. Atibhasha
  331. Aticapla
  332. Atichapla
  333. Atidesha
  334. Atidhriti
  335. Atihasa
  336. Atihasya
  337. Atijagati
  338. Atikirna
  339. Atikranta
  340. Atikriti
  341. Atipata
  342. Atishakkari
  343. Atishayokti
  344. Atmagata
  345. Atmastha
  346. Atodya
  347. Atreya
  348. Atunar
  349. Atyantatishayokti
  350. Atyashti
  351. Atyukta
  352. Atyukti
  353. Audarya
  354. Audava
  355. Augrya
  356. Aupadhiki
  357. Autpatika
  358. Autsukya
  359. Avadhana
  360. Avadharana
  361. Avadhuta
  362. Avagadha
  363. Avahittha
  364. Avahitthaka
  365. Avainul
  366. Avajna
  367. Avakirna
  368. Avakrishta
  369. Avakunthana
  370. Avalagita
  371. Avaloka
  372. Avalokita
  373. Avamarsha
  374. Avamrishta
  375. Avanaddha
  376. Avanti
  377. Avantija
  378. Avantika
  379. Avapa
  380. Avapani
  381. Avapata
  382. Avara
  383. Avarapani
  384. Avarga
  385. Avarohin
  386. Avarta
  387. Avartaka
  388. Avartita
  389. Avasanapaharana
  390. Avasaniki
  391. Avaspandita
  392. Avastha
  393. Avasthita
  394. Avatarana
  395. Avayava
  396. Avedhya
  397. Avega
  398. Avekshana
  399. Aveshtita
  400. Avestika
  401. Aviddha
  402. Aviddhavakra
  403. Aviddhavakraka
  404. Avinayamarapu
  405. Avritta
  406. Avrittidipaka
  407. Avunar
  408. Ayata
  409. Ayatnaja
  410. Ayoga
  411. Ayuktika
  412. Ayus
  413. Ayushmat
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