Aradhya, Ārādhya: 10 definitions


Aradhya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, 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 Aradhy.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Ārādhya.—(EI 15), ‘the worshipful one’; title of certain Śaivite Brāhmaṇas of Karṇāṭaka. Note: ārādhya is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ārādhya (आराध्य).—a S ārādhanīya a S To be worshiped or adored; to be served, courted, or conciliated.

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ārādhya (आराध्य).—n S or ārādhyadēvatā f (S) ārādhya daivata n (S) The tutelar deity of a family, the household-god; and pl the Lares or Penates.

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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

Ārādhya (आराध्य).—pot. p.

1) Fit to be worshipped or propitiated; सोऽहं कथं नाम तवाचरेयमाराधनीयस्य ऋषेर्विधानम् (so'haṃ kathaṃ nāma tavācareyamārādhanīyasya ṛṣervidhānam) R.16.82.

2) To become accomplished.

See also (synonyms): ārādhanīya.

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

Ārādhya (आराध्य).—[adjective] to be made favourable, to be won.

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

1) Ārādhya (आराध्य):—[=ā-rādhya] [from ā-rādh] mfn. to be made favourable

2) [v.s. ...] to be worshipped, [Kathāsaritsāgara; Bhartṛhari; Pañcatantra]

3) [v.s. ...] to be accomplished, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa; Kāvyaprakāśa]

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

Ārādhya (आराध्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ārajjha, Ārāha.

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Aradhya 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ārādhya (आराध्य) [Also spelled aradhy]:—(a) adorable, worthy of worship; (nm) the adored one (esp. a deity).

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ārādhya (ಆರಾಧ್ಯ):—[adjective] worthy of being adored, worshipped or revered; adorable.

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Ārādhya (ಆರಾಧ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] a sect in Vīraśaiva religion.

2) [noun] a member of this sect.

3) [noun] a man worthy of respect; a venerable man.

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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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