Anyaja, Anya-ja: 7 definitions


Anyaja 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

Pancaratra (worship of Nārāyaṇa)

Source: Universität Wien: Sudarśana's Worship at the Royal Court According to the Ahirbudhnyasaṃhitā

Anyaja (अन्यज) refers to a “common person”, according to the Ahirbudhnyasaṃhitā, belonging to the Pāñcarātra tradition which deals with theology, rituals, iconography, narrative mythology and others.—Accordingly, “If a King, a minister or a common person (anyaja) is overcome with fever. [...]”.

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Pancaratra (पाञ्चरात्र, pāñcarātra) represents a tradition of Hinduism where Narayana is revered and worshipped. Closeley related to Vaishnavism, the Pancaratra literature includes various Agamas and tantras incorporating many Vaishnava philosophies.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anyaja (अन्यज).—a. of a different origin.

Anyaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms anya and ja (ज). See also (synonyms): anyajāta.

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

Anyaja (अन्यज).—mfn.

(-jaḥ-jā-jaṃ) Born of another (family, &c.) of a different origin. E. anya, and ja born.

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

Anyaja (अन्यज):—[=anya-ja] [from anya] (anya-) ([Ṛg-veda]) mfn. born of another (family, etc.), of a different origin.

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

Anyaja (अन्यज):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-jaḥ-jā-jam) Born of another (fa-mily &c.), begot by another (father), of a different origin; comp. anyajāta. E. anya and ja.

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

Anyaja (अन्यज):—[(jaḥ-jā-jaṃ) a.] Of different origin.

[Sanskrit to German]

Anyaja 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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