Ardhayama, Ardhayāma, Ardha-yama: 5 definitions
Ardhayama means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Ardha-yāma.—(SII 13), midnight; midnight service in a temple; cf. ardhajāma-ppuṟam (SITI), Sanskrit-Tamil; land set apart for conducting the midnight worship in temples. Note: ardha-yāma is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ardhayāma (अर्धयाम).—half a watch.
Derivable forms: ardhayāmaḥ (अर्धयामः).
Ardhayāma is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ardha and yāma (याम).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ardhayāma (अर्धयाम) or Arddhayāma.—m.
(-maḥ) Half a watch, an hour and a half. E. ardha, and yāma a watch, also ardhayāmaka.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ardhayāma (अर्धयाम):—[=ardha-yāma] m. (= -prahara above) half a watch, [Bhāvaprakāśa] =
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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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