Adhyasita, Adhyāsita: 10 definitions


Adhyasita 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.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

[«previous next»] — Adhyasita in Jyotisha glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Adhyāsita (अध्यासित) refers to “settlers” or “inhabitants of” (i.e., ‘one residing at a certain abode’), according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 12), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “Hear now the effects of the heliacal rising of Canopus (Agastya), a star sacred to Agastya who suppressed the Vindhya mountains whose soaring heights obstructed the course of the Sun; [...] whose summits appeared to score the starry vault; whose rocks were full of buzzing bees scared by the violent pulling of flower trees by wild elephants and were also the abodes of hyenas, of bears, of tigers and of monkeys [i.e., tarakṣa-ṛkṣa-śārdūla-śākhāmṛga-adhyāsita]; through which lay the secret course of the Ravi which appeared to embrace its bosom with the affection of a mistress; and in whose forests dwelt the Devas and also Brāhmaṇa recluses, some subsisting on water, some on roots, some on the air and some altogether without food”.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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

Adhyāsita (अध्यासित).—a. Seated down, upon, settled.

-tam Sitting upon; धेन्वा तदध्यासितकातराक्ष्या निरीक्ष्यमाणः (dhenvā tadadhyāsitakātarākṣyā nirīkṣyamāṇaḥ) R.2.52.

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

Adhyāsita (अध्यासित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Seated in or on. 2. Presiding over. 3. Inhabited E. adhi before, āsa to sit, kta aff.

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

Adhyāsita (अध्यासित).—[adjective] seated or resting upon; inhabited or occupied by (—°).

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

1) Adhyāsita (अध्यासित):—[=adhy-āsita] [from adhy-ās] mfn. seated down upon

2) [v.s. ...] seated in a presidential chair

3) [v.s. ...] settled, inhabited

4) [v.s. ...] n. sitting upon, [Raghuvaṃśa ii, 52.]

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

Adhyāsita (अध्यासित):—m. f. n.

(-taḥ-tā-tam) 1) Seated in or on.

2) Presiding over.

3) Inhabited. E. ās, in the caus., with adhi, kṛt aff. kta.

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

Adhyāsita (अध्यासित):—[adhyā+sita] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) par. Seated on.

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

Adhyāsita (अध्यासित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ajbhāsia, Addhāsiya, Ahiyāsiya.

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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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