Glossary Of Technical Terms


Adhaḥsthita-naṣṭa : Naṣṭa of lower permutation from the 'Middle Number'
Adhaḥsthita-prastāra : Lower Permutation from the "middle Number'
Adhaḥsthita-uddiṣṭa : Uddiṣṭa of the lower permutation from the 'Middle Number'.

Adhikāṅga-saṅkhya : Total number of proxies which have orignated from the superior aṅgas
Adhō-pātāḷa : Synonym of Mahāpātāḷa
Akhaṇda-prastāra : General Permutation
Anāgata : Division of element Graha
Aṅga : The 4th element of Tāḷa
Antya : Preceding 1st figure
Anudruta : division of the element Aṅga
Anudruta-mēru : Table consisting of full details of Anudruta
Anudrutānta-prastāra : Permutation ending with Anudruta in the right extreme
Anulōma-naṣṭa : Naṣṭa of obverse permutation
Anulōma-prastāra : Permutation ending with the Anudruta in the right extreme
Anulōma-uddiṣṭa : Uddiṣṭa of the obverse permutation
Apatita : The un-deducted proxy
Aticitratama : Division of element Mārga
Atīta : Division of element Graha
Āvāpa : Division of element Kriya

Caturaṅga-prastāra : Quadrivalent-permutation
Caturaśra-jāti : Jāti of 4 Units
Caturlagu : Synonym of Kākapāda
Caturmātra : Synonym of Kākapāda
Catuṣkaḷa : Division of element Kaḷa
Citra : Division of element Mārga
Citratama : Division of element Mārga
Citratara : Division of element Mārga


Dakṣiṇa : Division of element Mārga
Dēśi-tāḷas : Tāḷas other than Mārga-tāḷas
Dēśya-kriyas : Division of element Kriya
Dēśya-śuddha-saṅkīrṇa: Jāti of 16 units
Dhruva : Division of element Kriya
Dhruvaka : Division of element Kriya
Divya-saṅkīrṇa : Jāti of 5 units
Druta : Division of elements Aṅga and Laya
Druta-mēru : Table consisting the full details of Druta
Drutānta-prastāra : Permutation ending with Druta in the right extreme
Dvi-Kaḷa : Division of the element Kaḷa


Ēka-Kaḷa : Division of the element Kaḷa


Gōpuccha : Division of the element Yati
Graha : The 5th element of Taḷa
Guru : Division of the element Aṅga
Guru-mēru : Table consisting the full details of Guru
Guruvanta-prastāra : zpermutation ending with Guru in the right extreme


Hīna-prastāra : Permutation devoid of a particular Aṅga


Jāti : 6th element of Taḷa


Kākapāda : Division of element Aṅga
Kākapāda-mēru : Table consisting of fuul details of Kākapāda
Kākapāda-prastāra : The permutation ending with Kākapāda in the right extreme
Kāla : The 1st element of Tāḷa
Kaḷa : The 7 the element of Tāḷa
Kalita : Easy method to obtain the full details of all the different Aṅgas upto the required permutation
Khaṇḍa-jāti : Jāti of 5 units
Khaṇḍa-prastāra : Divisional Permutation
Kharjūrika : Division of element Yati
Kriṣṇa : Division of element Kriya
Kriya : The 3rd element of Taḷa


Laghu : Division of the element Aṅga
Laghu-mēru : Table consisting the full details of Laghu
Laghvanta-prastāra : Permutation ending with Laghu in the right extreme
Laya: The 8th element of Taḷa

Madhya : Division of element Laya
Madhyarūpa : 'Middle number' of the pertumations
Madhyarūpa-adhaḥsthita-naṣṭa : Naṣṭa of the lower permutation from the 'Middle number'
Madhyarūpa-adhaḥsthita-uddiṣṭa : Uddiṣṭa of the lower permutation from the 'Middle number'
Madhyarūpa-uparisthita-naṣṭa : Naṣṭa of upper permutation from the 'Middle number'
Madhyarūpa-uparisthita-uddiṣṭa : Uddiṣṭa of upper permutation from the 'Middle number'
Mahāpātāḷa : Total Number of all the aṅgas occur in the process of permutation
Mārga : The 2nd element of Tāḷa
Mārga-kriyas : Division of the element Kriya
Mārga-Tāḷas : 1.Caccatpuṭ a-SSIŚ 2.Cācatpuṭa-SSIS 3.ṣatpiṭāputraka-SISSIŚ 4.Saṁpakvēṣtāka-ŚISSIŚ 5.Udghaṭṭa-SSS
Mēru : Division of element Kaḷa
Miśra-jāti : Jāti of 7 units
Miśra-dēsya-saṅkīrṇa : Jāti of 12units
Miśramāṅga-prastāra : Synonym of Saṁyuktāṅga-prastāra
Miśra-saṅkīrṇa : Jāti of 8 units
Miśratāṅga-prastāra : Synonym of Saṁyuktāṅga-prastāra
Mṛdaṅga : Division of element Yati
mŗdangam : Actual spelling of the mridangam instrument

Naṣṭa : Easy method to obtain the rhythmical form with the help of its serial number
Nija-prastāra : Synonym of General permutation
Nimēṣa : Division of the element Kāla
Niṣkrāma : Division of the element of Kriya
Niḥśabda-kriyas : Division of element Kriya

Ōja : Odd
Padmini : Division of the element Kriya
Pancāṅga-prastāra : Pentavalent-permutation
Patāka : Division of the element Kriya
Pātāḷa : Total number of the least Aṅgas occur in the process of permutation
Patita : Division of element Kriya
Pipīlika : Division of element Yathi
Pluta : Division of the element Aṅga
Pluta-Mēru : Table consisting of full details of Pluta
Plutānta-prastāra : Permutation ending with Pluta in the right extreme
Prastāra : 1. The 10th element of Tāḷa 2.Permutation
Pravēśa : Division of the element Kriya
Proxy : The serial number of a specified preceding house (Pratinidhi)


Ṣaḍṅga-prastāra : Hexvalent Permutation
Sama : Division of elements Graha and Yati
Samudāyāṅga-prastāra : name given by Taccūr Siṅgaracārya Bros., to their presumed Saṁyoga-mēru
Śaṁya : Division of the element Kriya
Saṁyoga-mēru : Table consisting of full details of different combinations of Aṅgas
Saṁyuktāṅga-prastāra : Synaptic-permutations
Saṅkhya : The total number of permutations
Saṅkīrṅa-jāti : Jāti of 9 units
Sannipāta : Division of the element Kriya
Sarpiṇi : Division of the element Kriya
Sarva-pātaḷa : Synonym of Mahāpātāḷa
Sarva-prastāra : Synonym of General-permutation
SaŚabda-Kriyas : Division of the element Kriya
Ṣōḍaśāṅga-prastāra : One of the results of Saṁyuktāṅga-prastāra. Some say it is an incorrect name of Saṁyuktāṅga-prastāra
Śrōtōvaha : Division of the element Yati

Tāḷa
: 1.Rhythmical form 2.Division of the element Kriya
Tāḷāṅgas : Limbs of Tāḷa
Trisra-jāti : Jāti of 3 units
Turīya/Turya : Preceding 4th house


Uddiṣṭa : Easy method to obtain the serial number with the help of rhythmical form
Upāntya : Preceding 2nd house
Uparisthita-naṣṭa : Naṣṭa of the upper permutation
Uparisthita-prastāra : Upper Permutation
Uparisthita-uddiṣṭa : Uddiṣṭa of the upper permutation


Vārtika : Division of the element Māga
Vēdamadhyama : Division of the element Yati
Viksēpa : Division of the element Kriya
Vikṣipta : Division of the element Kriya
Vilambita : Division of the element Laya
Vilōma-naṣṭa : Naṣṭa of the reverse permutation
Vilōma-prastāra : Reverse permutation
Vilōma-uddiṣṭa : Uddiṣṭa of the reverse permutation
Viparīta-prastāra : Synonym of Vilōma-prastāra
Virāma : Synonym of Anudruta
Viṣama : Division of the elements Graha and Yati
Visarjita : Division of element Kriya. The proxy to be left-off


Yathākṣara : Division of the element Kaḷa
Yati : 9th element of Tāḷa
Yavamadhya : Division of the element Yathi
Yugma : Even
Yukta-prastāra : Permutation containing a particular Aṅga


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