Adau, Ādau: 3 definitions
Adau 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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
ādau (आदौ).—ad (S) First, before, antecedently, in time previous.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
ādau (आदौ).—ad First, in time previous.
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
Ādau (आदौ).—ind. From the first or beginning, at first; तद्दैवेनादितो हतम् (taddaivenādito hatam) U.5.2. पतीन् प्रजानामसृजन् महर्षी- नादितो दश (patīn prajānāmasṛjan maharṣī- nādito daśa) Ms. आदौ रामतपोवनाधिगमनम् (ādau rāmatapovanādhigamanam).
See also (synonyms): āditas.
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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Starts with: Adauda.
Search found 22 books and stories containing Adau, Ādau; (plurals include: Adaus, Ādaus). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.6.329 < [Chapter 6 - Abhīṣṭa-lābha: The Attainment of All Desires]
Verse 1.2.95 < [Chapter 2 - Divya: In Heaven]
Verse 2.1.34 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya: Renunciation]
Vivekachudamani (by Shankara)
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 4.4 < [Chapter 4 - Jñāna-Yoga (Yoga through Transcendental Knowledge)]
Verse 3.41 < [Chapter 3 - Karma-yoga (Yoga through the Path of Action)]
Verse 9.7 < [Chapter 9 - Rāja-guhya-yoga (Yoga through the most Confidential Knowledge)]
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 1.2.271 < [Part 2 - Devotional Service in Practice (sādhana-bhakti)]
Verse 1.4.16 < [Part 4 - Devotional service in Love of God (prema-bhakti)]
Śrī Hari-bhakti-kalpa-latikā (by Sarasvati Thkura)