Agantavya, Āgantavya: 9 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Agantavya in Purana glossary
Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Āgantavya (आगन्तव्य) refers to “causing to come (the celebration of one’s marriage)” [?], according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.39 (“The gods arrive at Kailāsa”).—Accordingly, as Nārada said to Brahmā: “Dear child of great intellect, listen to the glory of Śiva, what lord Śiva did on receiving the auspicious letter, On reading the auspicious letter with joy, Śiva laughed in delight. The lord honoured them duly. Causing the letter to be read aloud (vācayitvā), He duly accepted the proposal. Honouring the messengers He informed them. He told the sages—‘Every thing is auspicious and well done. All of you shall grace (āgantavya) the celebration of my marriage. The marriage proposal has been accepted by me’. [...]”

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Āgantavya (आगन्तव्य).—pot. p. Likely to come, to be arrived; coming necessarily. आगन्तव्यं झटिति मथुरामण्डलाद् गोपकान्ते (āgantavyaṃ jhaṭiti mathurāmaṇḍalād gopakānte).

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

Agantavya (अगन्तव्य).—mfn.

(-vyaḥ-vyā-vyaṃ) Not to be visited or approached, also agamanīya, agamya, &c. E. a neg. gantavya to be gone.

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Āgantavya (आगन्तव्य).—mfn.

(-vyaḥ-vyā-vyaṃ) What will come, what is likely to arrive. E. āṅ and gam to go, tavya aff.

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

Āgantavya (आगन्तव्य).—[neuter] veniendum.

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

Āgantavya (आगन्तव्य):—[=ā-gantavya] [from ā-gam] n. [impersonal or used impersonally] to be come to ([accusative] or [locative case] or [adverb] of place), [Rāmāyaṇa; Pañcatantra etc.]

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

Agantavya (अगन्तव्य):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-vyaḥ-vyā-vyam) Not to be visited or approached, also agamanīya, agamya. E. a neg. and gantavya.

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

Āgantavya (आगन्तव्य):—[ā-gantavya] (vyaḥ-vyā-vyaṃ) a. What must come, arrive or happen.

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Agantavya 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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