Abhijita, Ābhijita: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Abhijita in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Abhijita (अभिजित).—Ārṣeyapravara (Aṅgiras).*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 196. 6.

1b) (Punarvasu) the son of Candanodakadundubhi; performed Aśvamedha. Father of twins, Āhuka and Āhuki.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 118, 120; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III, 71. 119-122.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Abhijita (अभिजित).—Name of an asterism or the Muhūrta indicated by it; मुहूर्तेऽभिजिते प्राप्ते सार्धरात्रे विभूषिते । देवक्यजनयद्विष्णु यशोदा तां तु कन्यकाम् (muhūrte'bhijite prāpte sārdharātre vibhūṣite | devakyajanayadviṣṇu yaśodā tāṃ tu kanyakām) || V. P.

Derivable forms: abhijitaḥ (अभिजितः).

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Ābhijita (आभिजित).—a. [abhijiti nakṣatre jātaḥ aṇ] Born under the constellation Abhijit. आभिजितो मुहूर्तः, आभिजितः स्थालीपाकः (ābhijito muhūrtaḥ, ābhijitaḥ sthālīpākaḥ) Mahābhārata on P.V.3.118.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Abhijita (अभिजित):—[=abhi-jita] [from abhi-ji] m. Name of a Nakṣatra (See abhijit), [Mahābhārata]

2) [v.s. ...] of the eighth Muhūrta (See abhi-jit), [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa]

3) Ābhijita (आभिजित):—mfn. born under the constellation Abhi-jit, [Pāṇini]

4) a descendant of Abhi-jit, [ib.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Abhijita (अभिजित):—1. m.

(-taḥ) The Yoga-or leading star of the asterism Abhijit (see abhijit I. 2. 3.); abhijite yoge, used like abhijite muhūrte ‘in the eighth Muhūrta’ (see abhijit I. 3. 2.); e. g. Harivaṃśa: ahaṃ tvabhijite yoge niśāyā yauvane sthite . ardharātre kariṣyāmi garbhamokṣaṃ yathāsukham (Rāmānanda: abhijite yoge niśāyā aṣṭame muhūrte). 2. n.

(-tam) The eighth Muhūrta; see the preceding. E. abhi and jita.

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Abhijita in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Nepali dictionary

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Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Abhijita (अभिजित):—adj. 1. victorious; 2. conquered;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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