Adhidevata, Adhidēvata, Adhidevatā: 10 definitions


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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Adhidevata in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

adhidēvata (अधिदेवत).—n S adhidaiva n S adhidaivata n S A divinity residing as the principle of percipience in a sense, an organ, or a faculty of man; as Surya in the eye, Ashwi in the nose, Disha in the ear, Varuna in the palate, Vayu in the cuticle &c. Thus adhibhūta is the jñēya or thing knowable, adhyātma is the jñānasādhana or means of apprehension, and adhidēvata is the jñātā or principle of percipience. Ex. mana adhyātma jēthēṃ mantavya adhibhūta candra- mā a0; tvacā adhyātma jēthēṃ sparśitavya adhibhūta vāyu a

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Adhidevata in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhidevatā (अधिदेवता).—[adhiṣṭhātā-trī devaḥ devatā vā]

1) A presiding or tutelary deity; ययाचे पादुके पश्चात्कर्तुं राज्याधिदेवते (yayāce pāduke paścātkartuṃ rājyādhidevate) R.12. 17;13.68;16.9; () नैवापयाति हृदयाधिदेवतेव (naivāpayāti hṛdayādhidevateva) Bv.3.3; सा रामणीयकनिधेरधिदेवता वा (sā rāmaṇīyakanidheradhidevatā vā) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 1.21. (The eleven organs of sense are said to have each a presiding deity: श्रोत्रस्य दिक्, त्वचो वातः, नेत्रस्य अर्कः, रसनाया वरुणः, घ्राणस्य अश्विनौ, वागि- न्द्रियस्य वह्निः, हस्तस्य इन्द्रः, पादस्य उपेन्द्रः, पायोः मित्रः, उपस्थस्य प्रजापतिः, मनसः चन्द्रश्च (śrotrasya dik, tvaco vātaḥ, netrasya arkaḥ, rasanāyā varuṇaḥ, ghrāṇasya aśvinau, vāgi- ndriyasya vahniḥ, hastasya indraḥ, pādasya upendraḥ, pāyoḥ mitraḥ, upasthasya prajāpatiḥ, manasaḥ candraśca).

2) [adhikṛto devo yena guṇātiśayāt] The supreme or highest god, Almighty.

See also (synonyms): adhideva.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adhidevatā (अधिदेवता).—m.

(-tā) A tutelary, or presiding divinity. E. adhi, and devatā a deity.

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

Adhidevatā (अधिदेवता).—f. a supreme or tutelary deity, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 12, 17.

Adhidevatā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms adhi and devatā (देवता).

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

Adhidevatā (अधिदेवता):—[=adhi-devatā] [from adhi-deva] (or adhi-deva) f. a presiding or tutelary deity.

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

Adhidevatā (अधिदेवता):—[tatpurusha compound] f.

(-tā) A tutelary or presiding divinity. E. adhi and devatā.

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

Adhidevatā (अधिदेवता):—[adhi-devatā] (tā) 1. f. A guardian or presiding deity.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Adhidevatā (अधिदेवता) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ahidevayā.

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Adhidevata 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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