Natyashastra glossary, starting with ‘a’

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The Natyashastra glossary, starting with the letter “a”, contains 414 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. Agratalasamchara
  61. Agratalasancara
  62. Agratalasanchara
  63. Aharya
  64. Aharyabhinaya
  65. Ahata
  66. Aho
  67. Aindra
  68. Airavana
  69. Aja
  70. Ajamukha
  71. Ajjuka
  72. Ajyakunda
  73. Akakkuttu
  74. Akam
  75. Akamarga
  76. Akampita
  77. Akaolukkam
  78. Akasha
  79. Akashavacana
  80. Akashavachana
  81. Akekara
  82. Akhyata
  83. Akkebhana
  84. Akramatishayokti
  85. Akriti
  86. Akshara
  87. Aksharasamghata
  88. Akshepa
  89. Akshepiki
  90. Akshipta
  91. Akshiptaka
  92. Akshiptarechita
  93. Akshiptarecita
  94. Akunchita
  95. Akuncita
  96. Alambana
  97. Alamkara
  98. Alankrita
  99. Alapa
  100. Alapadma
  101. Alapadmaka
  102. Alapallava
  103. Alapini
  104. Alasata
  105. Alasya
  106. Alata
  107. Alataka
  108. Alida
  109. Alidha
  110. Alidhasthana
  111. Alikkai
  112. Alingya
  113. Alipta
  114. Alliam
  115. Alokita
  116. Alolita
  117. Alpatva
  118. Alsari
  119. Alukai
  120. Amalaka
  121. Amantirikai
  122. Amarsha
  123. Amatya
  124. Amba
  125. Ambarisha
  126. Ambashthaka
  127. Amredita
  128. Amreditayamaka
  129. Amritamanthana
  130. Amsha
  131. Amshumali
  132. Amshumalin
  133. Amukha
  134. Anaddha
  135. Ananda
  136. Anandaja
  137. Ananvaya
  138. Anarta
  139. Anchita
  140. Ancita
  141. Andabedha
  142. Andhra
  143. Andhri
  144. Andolita
  145. Anga
  146. Angabhinaya
  147. Angada
  148. Angahara
  149. Angakiriyai
  150. Angamadhurya
  151. Angaracana
  152. Angarachana
  153. Angarakha
  154. Angasari
  155. Angika
  156. Angikabhinaya
  157. Angiras
  158. Angulikshepa
  159. Anguliyamudra
  160. Anikini
  161. Anishta
  162. Anjali
  163. Anjanarti
  164. Anka
  165. Ankai
  166. Ankamukha
  167. Ankavatara
  168. Anki
  169. Ankika
  170. Ankura
  171. Ankurabhinaya
  172. Antah-prana
  173. Antaharana
  174. Antahstha
  175. Antapaharana
  176. Antara
  177. Antarasvara
  178. Antargira
  179. Antargiri
  180. Antaryavanika
  181. Anubandha
  182. Anubandhaja
  183. Anubhava
  184. Anucarika
  185. Anucharika
  186. Anudatta
  187. Anugata
  188. Anuguna
  189. Anukarana
  190. Anuktanimitta
  191. Anuktasiddhi
  192. Anukula
  193. Anulapa
  194. Anumana
  195. Anunasika
  196. Anunaya
  197. Anuprasa
  198. Anurakta
  199. Anurupa
  200. Anushtubh
  201. Anushtup
  202. Anusmriti
  203. Anusrita
  204. Anusvanita
  205. Anuvadi
  206. Anuvadin
  207. Anuviddha
  208. Anuvritta
  209. Anya
  210. Anyonya
  211. Apadesha
  212. Apagraha
  213. Apahnuti
  214. Apakranta
  215. Apakrishta
  216. Apalapa
  217. Apanyasa
  218. Aparajita
  219. Aparantaka
  220. Aparavaktra
  221. Apasarpita
  222. Apashabda
  223. Apasmara
  224. Apasrita
  225. Apasyandita
  226. Apavada
  227. Apavaritaka
  228. Apaveshtita
  229. Apaviddha
  230. Aprameya
  231. Aprastutaprashamsa
  232. Apsaras
  233. Apsarasa
  234. Arabhati
  235. Arala
  236. Aralakatakamukha
  237. Aralakhatakamukha
  238. Arambha
  239. Arangailakkana
  240. Arankerram
  241. Arankerrukatai
  242. Aratrika
  243. Arbuda
  244. Arbudeyaka
  245. Ardha-catura
  246. Ardha-pataka
  247. Ardha-sucika
  248. Ardhacandra
  249. Ardhachandra
  250. Ardhahasa
  251. Ardhahasya
  252. Ardhakalikai
  253. Ardhakhanja
  254. Ardhamagadhi
  255. Ardhamatalli
  256. Ardhamayuri
  257. Ardhamukula
  258. Ardhamukuta
  259. Ardhanatkuta
  260. Ardhanikuttaka
  261. Ardhapani
  262. Ardhapravritta
  263. Ardhapuratita
  264. Ardhardhapani
  265. Ardharechita
  266. Ardharecita
  267. Ardhasama
  268. Ardhasamavritta
  269. Ardhasamudga
  270. Ardhasuchi
  271. Ardhasuci
  272. Ardhasvastika
  273. Ardhavakirna
  274. Ardra
  275. Argala
  276. Ariyakkuttu
  277. Arjuna
  278. Arjuni
  279. Armbha
  280. Arohin
  281. Aropya
  282. Arpaṇa
  283. Arshabhi
  284. Arthahina
  285. Arthakama
  286. Arthantara
  287. Arthantaranyasa
  288. Arthapatti
  289. Arthaprakriti
  290. Arthavyakti
  291. Arthopakshepaka
  292. Aruvai-atal
  293. Arvuda
  294. Arvudeya
  295. Arya
  296. Aryabhasha
  297. Aryaputra
  298. Asambadha
  299. Asambhava
  300. Asamgati
  301. Asamyuta
  302. Asana
  303. Asangati
  304. Asarita
  305. Asatpralapa
  306. Ashlesha
  307. Ashmakutta
  308. Ashoka
  309. Ashravana
  310. Ashru
  311. Ashta-drishti
  312. Ashtanayika
  313. Ashvakranta
  314. Ashvalalita
  315. Ashvattha
  316. Ashvin
  317. Asi
  318. Asina
  319. Asinapathya
  320. Asita
  321. Askandita
  322. Asra
  323. Asti
  324. Astravid
  325. Asura
  326. Asuya
  327. Asya
  328. Atadguna
  329. Atala
  330. Atatala
  331. Atibhasha
  332. Aticapla
  333. Atichapla
  334. Atidesha
  335. Atidhriti
  336. Atihasa
  337. Atihasya
  338. Atijagati
  339. Atikirna
  340. Atikranta
  341. Atikriti
  342. Atipata
  343. Atishakkari
  344. Atishayokti
  345. Atmagata
  346. Atmastha
  347. Atodya
  348. Atreya
  349. Atunar
  350. Atyantatishayokti
  351. Atyashti
  352. Atyukta
  353. Atyukti
  354. Audarya
  355. Audava
  356. Augrya
  357. Aupadhiki
  358. Autpatika
  359. Autsukya
  360. Avadhana
  361. Avadharana
  362. Avadhuta
  363. Avagadha
  364. Avahittha
  365. Avahitthaka
  366. Avainul
  367. Avajna
  368. Avakirna
  369. Avakrishta
  370. Avakunthana
  371. Avalagita
  372. Avaloka
  373. Avalokita
  374. Avamarsha
  375. Avamrishta
  376. Avanaddha
  377. Avanti
  378. Avantija
  379. Avantika
  380. Avapa
  381. Avapani
  382. Avapata
  383. Avara
  384. Avarapani
  385. Avarga
  386. Avarohin
  387. Avarta
  388. Avartaka
  389. Avartita
  390. Avasanapaharana
  391. Avasaniki
  392. Avaspandita
  393. Avastha
  394. Avasthita
  395. Avatarana
  396. Avayava
  397. Avedhya
  398. Avega
  399. Avekshana
  400. Aveshtita
  401. Avestika
  402. Aviddha
  403. Aviddhavakra
  404. Aviddhavakraka
  405. Avinayamarapu
  406. Avritta
  407. Avrittidipaka
  408. Avunar
  409. Ayata
  410. Ayatnaja
  411. Ayoga
  412. Ayuktika
  413. Ayus
  414. Ayushmat
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