Adhipati: 16 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Adhipati (अधिपति).—A son of Bhṛgu, and a deva.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 1. 90; Vāyu-purāṇa 65. 87.
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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
Predominance (adhipati) and pre-nascence (purejāta), are 2 of the 24 conditions (paccaya).
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Adhipati.—(LL), a king; cf. pati. Note: adhipati is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
adhipati : (m.) lord; master; ruler.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Adhipati, (n.-adj.) (adhi + pati, cp. adhipa) 1. ruler, master J.IV, 223; Vv 811; Miln.388; DhA.I, 36 (= seṭṭha). ‹-› 2. ruling over, governing, predominant; ruled or governed by Vbh.216 sq. (chandaṃ adhipatiṃ katvā making energy predominant); DhsA.125, 126 (atta° autonomous, loka° heteronomous, influenced by society). See alṣo Dhs. trsl. 20 & Cpd. 60. (Page 29)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
adhipati (अधिपति).—m A lord, master, ruler.
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Adhipati (अधिपति).—[adhikaḥ patiḥ]
1) = अधिपः (adhipaḥ).
2) A part of the head where the wound proves immediately fatal; (मस्तकाभ्यन्तरोपरिष्टात् शिरासन्धिसन्निपातो रोमावर्तोऽधिपतिः, तत्रापि सद्यो मरणम् (mastakābhyantaropariṣṭāt śirāsandhisannipāto romāvarto'dhipatiḥ, tatrāpi sadyo maraṇam) Suśr.
Derivable forms: adhipatiḥ (अधिपतिः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Adhipati (अधिपति).—(as in Pali) used in figurative sense, con- troller, dominant influence or factor: adhipati-pratyaya, relation of dominance (Critical Pali Dictionary), Mahāvyutpatti 2270, fourth of 4 kinds of pratyaya (1), q.v.; adhipatinā (sc. pratyayena) Śikṣāsamuccaya 253.2; Bodhisattvabhūmi 14.4, 10 etc.; 80.22; defined as upāya-hetu, 99.2—3; etc. (common in Bodhisattvabhūmi); the four pratyaya listed also Śatasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 80.4, but there seems to be a corruption in place of adhipati: ālambanāmateya-samanantara-hetu-pratyaya- tām (text °tā; amateya or ām° instead of adhipati!); the other three are as in Mahāvyutpatti; °ti-phalam, dominant fruition, one of the 5 phala (according to Asaṅga (Mahāyāna-sūtrālaṃkāra) of karuṇā), Mahāvyutpatti 2273, ‘because it is the seed of supreme enlightenment’, Sūtrāl xvii.31, commentary; but in more general sense Bodhisattvabhūmi 102.18, expl. 103.5 ff., cakṣurvijñānaṃ cakṣurindriyasyādhipati- phalam,…(etc. with all senses,) svena-svenādhipatyena yat phalaṃ nirvartate, tad adhipatiphalaṃ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tiḥ) A master, an owner, a ruler. 2. A king. E. adhi, and pati a master.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Adhipati (अधिपति).—[adhi-pati], m. 1. A lord, an owner, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 37. 2. A king.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Adhipati (अधिपति).—[masculine] lord, master, ruler.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Adhipati (अधिपति):—[=adhi-pati] [from adhi-pa] m. = adhi-pa
2) [v.s. ...] (in med.) a particular part of the head (where a wound proves instantly fatal).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Adhipati (अधिपति):—[tatpurusha compound] m.
(-tiḥ) 1) A master, an owner, a ruler.
2) A king. (A noun depending upon it in these meanings stands in the gen. or loc., f. i. gavāmadhipati or goṣvadhipati.)
3) (In medicine.) ‘That part of the trunk which is inside of the upper part of the head, at the passage of the vessel along the lateral sinus; wounds inflicted there produce instantaneous death’. E. pā with adhi, uṇ. aff. ḍati.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Adhipati (अधिपति):—[adhi-pati] (tiḥ) 2. m. A master.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Adhipati (अधिपति):—(1. adhi + pati) m.
1) Oberherr, Oberhaupt, Gebieter, Befehlshaber [Halāyudha im Śabdakalpadruma] adhipatirmṛ.yoḥ [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 5, 30, 15.] bhuvanasya.pataye.svāhā . adhipataye.svāhā [Vājasaneyisaṃhitā 9, 20. 13, 24. 14, 9.] [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 4, 8, 1.] puraetā bhavatyannādo dhipatirya evaṃ veda [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 14, 4, 1, 19.] [?(= Bṛhadāranyakopaniṣad 1, 3, 18.)] sa vā ayamātmā sarveṣāṃ bhūtānāmadhipatiḥ sarveṣāṃ bhūtānāṃ rājā [?5, 5, 15. (= Bṛhadāranyakopaniṣad 2, 5, 15.) 7, 1, 32. (=Bṛhadāranyakopaniṣad 4, 3, 33.) 2, 34. (=Bṛhadāranyakopaniṣad 4, 4, 4.) 13, 4, 1, 14.] vidarbharājādhipatiḥ (d. i. vidarbharājā adhipatiḥ) [Nalopākhyāna 12, 31.] sarvasyādhipatirhi saḥ (brāhmaṇaḥ) [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 8, 37.] bhūmeradhipatirhi saḥ (rājā) [8, 39.] grāmasya [7, 115.] divaukasām [Raghuvaṃśa 3, 47.] auch mit dem loc. [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 5, 29.] im comp.: sahasrādhipati (über 1000 Dörfer) [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 7, 119.] draviṇā [Rāmāyaṇa 5, 73, 28.] rākṣasā [1, 1, 48.] niṣādā [29.] [Viśvāmitra’s Kampf 8, 15. 11, 5.] [Nalopākhyāna 17, 13.] [Vetālapañcaviṃśati 35, 10.] von Gott: tasmādadhipatimāpṛcchya paraṃ ca yatnamāsthāyopakrameta [Suśruta 2, 91, 15.] —
2) Wirbel auf dem Kopf: mastakābhyantaropariṣṭātsirāsaṃdhisaṃnipāto romāvarto dhipatistatrāpi sadyomaraṇam [Suśruta 1, 351, 10.] sīmanteṣvekaikāmekāmadhipatāviti [357, 12.]
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1) mit gen. und loc. [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 2, 3, 39.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Adhipati (अधिपति):—m. —
1) dass. —
2) Wirbel auf dem Kopfe.
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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Search found 21 books and stories containing Adhipati, Adhi-pati; (plurals include: Adhipatis, patis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
A Manual of Abhidhamma (by Nārada Thera)
Mixed Categories < [Chapter VII - Abhidhamma Categories]
The Law of Casual Relations < [Chapter VIII - The Compendium Of Relations]
52 Kinds of Mental States < [Chapter II - Mental States]
Patthana Dhamma (by Htoo Naing)
The Patthanuddesa Dipani (by Mahathera Ledi Sayadaw)
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Appendix: Temples or parts thereof built and miscellaneous facts < [Chapter II - Temples of Kulottunga I’s Time]
Appendix: Nanadesis < [Chapter XVI - Temples of Rajendra III’s Time]
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
I. The best of the ten powers < [Part 3 - Appendices to the ten powers]
Sarvāstivādin-Sautrāntika Debate on Time < [Part 1 - Mahāyānist list of the eighteen special attributes of the Buddha]
I. The three faculties of understanding according to the Abhidharma < [Part 3 - The three faculties of understanding]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 1 - The Āṭānāṭiya Paritta < [Chapter 39 - How the Āṭānāṭiya Paritta came to be Taught]
(5) Fifth Pāramī: The Perfection of Energy (vīriya-pāramī) < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]
Part 5 - Taming of Baka Brahmā < [Chapter 35 - Story of Māra]