Natyashastra glossary, starting with ‘a’

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