Natyashastra glossary, starting with ‘a’

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