Adhyapana, Adhyāpana: 7 definitions


Adhyapana 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 dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

adhyāpana (अध्यापन).—n (S) Teaching, esp. teaching the sacred books.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

adhyāpana (अध्यापन).—n Teaching.

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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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhyāpana (अध्यापन).—[i-ṇic-bhāve-lyuṭ] Teaching, instructing, lecturing, especially on sacred knowledge; one of the six duties of a Brāhmaṇa. According to Indian lawgivers अध्यापन (adhyāpana) is of three kinds: (1) undertaken for charity, (2) for wages and (3) in consideration of services rendered; cf. Hārīta : अध्यापनं च त्रिविधं धर्मार्थमृक्थ- कारणम् । शुश्रूषाकरणं चेति त्रिविधं परिकीर्तितम् (adhyāpanaṃ ca trividhaṃ dharmārthamṛktha- kāraṇam | śuśrūṣākaraṇaṃ ceti trividhaṃ parikīrtitam) ||

Derivable forms: adhyāpanam (अध्यापनम्).

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Adhyāpana (अध्यापन).—See under अधि (adhi).

Derivable forms: adhyāpanam (अध्यापनम्).

See also (synonyms): adhyāpaka, adhyāya.

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

Adhyāpana (अध्यापन).—n.

(-naṃ) Instructing, teaching the sacred books; one of the six duties of a Brahman. E. adhi, iṅa to go, in the causal form, and lyuṭ aff.

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

Adhyāpana (अध्यापन).—i. e. adhi-i, [Causal.] + ana, n. 1. Instructing. 2. Teaching the sacred books, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 340.

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

Adhyāpana (अध्यापन).—[neuter] teaching, instruction.

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

Adhyāpana (अध्यापन):—[=adhy-āpana] [from adhī] n. instruction, lecturing.

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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. 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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