Acaryadeva, Ācāryadeva, Acarya-deva: 2 definitions



Acaryadeva means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Acharyadeva.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ācāryadeva (आचार्यदेव).—one whose preceptor is his god.

Derivable forms: ācāryadevaḥ (आचार्यदेवः).

Ācāryadeva is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ācārya and deva (देव).

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

Ācāryadeva (आचार्यदेव):—[=ācārya-deva] [from ācārya > ā-car] mfn. worshipping one’s teacher like a deity, [Taittirīya-upaniṣad]

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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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