Aplavita, Āplāvita: 6 definitions

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Aplavita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Aplavit.

In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: SOAS University of London: Protective Rites in the Netra Tantra

Āplāvita (आप्लावित) refers to “(being) flooded” (with amṛta), according to the Svacchanda-tantra.—Accordingly, [verse 7.223-224]—“He should visualize a white, very dense, unctuous amṛta, which destroys death and himself [when he is] flooded (āplāvitatenāplāvitam ātmānaṃ) and filled with it He should visualize his entire body flooded with nectar entering through the openings and apertures of his channels, which are set in the stem of the lotus”.

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Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Āplāvita (आप्लावित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Inundated, overflowed. E. āṅ before pluṅ to bathe, causal form, affix kta.

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

Āplāvita (आप्लावित):—[=ā-plāvita] [from ā-plu] mfn. inundated, overflowed, [Harivaṃśa; Rājataraṅgiṇī; Pañcatantra]

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

Āplāvita (आप्लावित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) p.] Flooded.

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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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Āplāvita (आप्लावित) [Also spelled aplavit]:—(a) immersed, inundated, completely submerged.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Āplāvita (ಆಪ್ಲಾವಿತ):—[adjective] bathed; dipped in water; washed.

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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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