Adityahridaya, Ādityahṛdaya: 5 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Ādityahṛdaya can be transliterated into English as Adityahrdaya or Adityahridaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Ādityahṛdaya (आदित्यहृदय).—A mantra (incantation) of great power to destroy all enemies. During the combat with Rāvaṇa at one time Rāma fell exhausted in the battlefield. Seeing this the sage Agastya rushed to him and taught him this mantra. (Sarga 107, Yuddha Kāṇḍa, Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa).

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Adityahridaya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Ādityahṛdaya (आदित्यहृदय) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—stotra. Paris. (B 327 Xviii). Rādh. 24. Asb. 1869, 223. Oppert. 3583.
—from Araṇyaparvan of the Mahābhārata (ch. 3). Taylor. 1, 101.
—from Bhavishyottarapurāṇa. W. p. 351. Burnell. 201^b.
—from Rāmāyaṇa. Taylor. 1, 105. 139. Oppert. Ii, 7306. 8162. 8814.

2) Ādityahṛdaya (आदित्यहृदय):—stotra. Rgb. 96. Stein 219.
—from the Bhavishyottara. Oudh. Xx, 38. Rgb. 149.
—from the Rāmāyaṇa. Weber 2143.

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

Ādityahṛdaya (आदित्यहृदय):—[=āditya-hṛdaya] [from āditya > ā-diteya] n. Name of a Stotra.

[Sanskrit to German]

Adityahridaya 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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