Abhishta, Abhīṣṭa: 6 definitions
Abhishta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
The Sanskrit term Abhīṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Abhista or Abhishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
abhīṣṭa (अभीष्ट).—p (S) Desired, liked, beloved. 2 Propitious, favorable, kindly or advantageously disposed towards or for. 3 Used as s n Welfare, weal, well-being.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
abhīṣṭa (अभीष्ट).—p Desired, wished. Dear, beloved. n Welfare, well-being.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Abhīṣṭa (अभीष्ट).—p. p.
1) Wished, desired.
2) Dear, favourite, darling; अनभीष्टदम्पत्योः (anabhīṣṭadampatyoḥ) Pt.1.174; oft. with gename of person; H.1.12.
-ṣṭaḥ A darling.
-ṣṭā 1 A mistress, beloved woman.
-ṣṭam 1 An object of desire.
2) A desirable object (abhimata); अन्यस्मै हृदयं देहि नानभीष्टे घटामहे (anyasmai hṛdayaṃ dehi nānabhīṣṭe ghaṭāmahe) Bk.2.24.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) Wished, desired. f.
(-ṣṭā) A perfume. See reṇukā. E. abhi repeatedly, and iṣṭa wished.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Abhīṣṭa (अभीष्ट).—[adjective] longed for, wished, pleasant, dear. [masculine] favourite, lover; [neuter] wish.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 1.2.84 < [Chapter 2 - Divya: In Heaven]
Verse 2.5.46 < [Chapter 5 - Prema: Love of God]
Verse 2.3.143 < [Chapter 3 - Bhajana: Worship]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.1.124 < [Part 1 - Ecstatic Excitants (vibhāva)]
Verse 2.4.150 < [Part 4 - Transient Ecstatic Disturbances (vyābhicāri-bhāva)]
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Text 14 < [Chapter 5 - Pañcama-yāma-sādhana (Aparāhna-kālīya-bhajana–kṛṣṇa-āsakti)]
Text 7 < [Chapter 6 - Ṣaṣṭha-yāma-sādhana (Sāyaṃ-kālīya-bhajana–bhāva)]
Shakti and Shakta (by John Woodroffe)
Chapter XXVI - Śākta Sādhanā (the Ordinary Ritual) < [Section 3 - Ritual]