Ajata, Ajāta, Ajaṭā, Ājāta: 17 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Ajāta (अजात).—One of the ten sons of Hṛdīka: Father of three powerful sons: Sudaṃṣṭra, Sunābha and Kṛṣṇa.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 44. 82-4.
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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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In Buddhism

Mahayana (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: academia.edu: A Study and Translation of the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā

Ajāta (अजात) refers to “(the patience) without birth”, according to the Gaganagañjaparipṛcchā: the eighth chapter of the Mahāsaṃnipāta (a collection of Mahāyāna Buddhist Sūtras).—Accordingly, “Son of good family, there are eight patiences reflecting on the dharma of the Bodhisattvas. What are the eight? [...] the patience without birth (ajāta) since characters (lakṣaṇa) are unconditioned (asaṃskṛta); (6) the patience without origination since there is no arising and abiding; (7) the patience without being since there is no destruction of things; (8) patience truly as it is since there is no destruction by time. Son of good family, those eight are the patiences reflecting on the dharma of the Bodhisattvas”.

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Mahayana (महायान, mahāyāna) is a major branch of Buddhism focusing on the path of a Bodhisattva (spiritual aspirants/ enlightened beings). Extant literature is vast and primarely composed in the Sanskrit language. There are many sūtras of which some of the earliest are the various Prajñāpāramitā sūtras.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Ajata [अजाता] in the Nepali language is the name of a plant identified with Phyllanthus urinaria L. from the Phyllanthaceae (Amla) family having the following synonyms: Phyllanthus leprocarpus. For the possible medicinal usage of ajata, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ajāta (अजात).—a S Unborn or unproduced. Some compounds are ajātadanta Of whom the teeth are not shotten or come; ajātayauvana Unattained to puberty; ajātaparṇa-puṣpa-phala Of which the leafflower-fruit is not formed; ajāta-putra-parābhava-saṃskāra and a few others in order. 2 (Adzat) Baseborn, ignoble, obscure of birth.

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ajāta (अजात).—ad (Ja & dza) Without hitching or catching by the way. See alāda & acānaka.

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

ajāta (अजात).—a Unborn. Base-born.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ajaṭā (अजटा).—[nāsti jaṭā śiphā yasyāḥ sā] Name of a plant भूम्यालकी (bhūmyālakī) or कपिकच्छू (kapikacchū), Seeअज्झटा (ajjhaṭā).

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Ajāta (अजात).—[na. ta.] Unborn; अजातमृतमूर्खेभ्यो मृताजातौ सुतौ वरम् (ajātamṛtamūrkhebhyo mṛtājātau sutau varam) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 1; not yet born, produced, or fully developed; °ककुद्, °पक्ष (kakud, °pakṣa) &c.

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Ājāta (आजात).—a. Of high birth, noble birth; यो वै कश्चिदिहाजातः क्षत्रियः क्षत्रकर्मवित् (yo vai kaścidihājātaḥ kṣatriyaḥ kṣatrakarmavit) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 5.134.38.

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

Ajaṭā (अजटा).—f.

(-ṭā) The name of a plant. (Flacourtia cataphracta.) Also written añjhaḍā and añjhaṭā E. a neg. and jaṭa a fibrous root; or a and jaḍā follish, brightening the intellects.

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Ajāta (अजात).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Unborn, unproduced. E. a neg. jāta born.

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

Ajāta (अजात).—[a-jāta] (vb. jan), adj., f. . 1. Unborn. 2. As former part of comp. adj., Not having, e. g. ajāta-vyañjana, adj. beardless. ajāta-śatru. 1. Having no enemies. 2. One with whom nobody can contend; epithet and name of Yudhiṣṭhira and others.

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

Ajāta (अजात).—[adjective] unborn, not existent.

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

1) Ajatā (अजता):—[=aja-tā] [from aja > aj] f. a multitude of goats

2) [v.s. ...] the being a goat.

3) Ajaṭā (अजटा):—[=a-jaṭā] f. Flacourtia Cataphracta = ajaḍā and ajjhaṭā.

4) Ajāta (अजात):—[=a-jāta] mfn. unborn, not yet born, not yet developed.

5) Ājāta (आजात):—[=ā-jāta] [from ā-jan] mfn. born, [Ṛg-veda]

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

Ajaṭā (अजटा):—[bahuvrihi compound] f.

(-ṭā) The name of a plant (Flacourtia ca-taphracta). Also written ajaḍā and ajjhaṭā. E. a priv. and jaṭā.

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Ajāta (अजात):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-taḥ-tā-tam) Unborn, unproduced, not yet born, not yet produced. E. a neg. and jāta.

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

1) Ajaṭā (अजटा):—[aja-ṭā] (ṭā) 1. f. A plant (Flacourtia cataphracta).

2) Ajāta (अजात):—[a-jāta] (taḥ-tā-taṃ) a. Unborn.

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

Ajāta (अजात) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ajāya, Ajjāya.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ajāta (अजात) [Also spelled ajat]:—(a) unborn; ~[śatru] one who has no enemy.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ajāta (ಅಜಾತ):—

1) [adjective] having no birth; existing from all eternity.

2) [adjective] not yet born; unborn.

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Ajāta (ಅಜಾತ):—

1) [noun] one who is existing from all eternity; the Supreme Being.

2) [noun] an epithet of Brahma, Viṣṇu or Śiva.

3) [noun] the individual soul.

4) [noun] the Sun.

5) [noun] the Moon.

6) [noun] Manmatha, the Love-God.

7) [noun] the jina, the sanctified teacher in Jainism.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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