Natyashastra glossary, starting with ‘a’

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