Autathya: 5 definitions



Autathya 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Autathya (औतथ्य).—Son of Utathya (See under Utathya).

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Autathya (औतथ्य).—a. Belonging to the family of उतथ्य (utathya); अहल्या नाम गौतमस्य महर्षेरौचथ्यस्य धर्मपत्नी (ahalyā nāma gautamasya maharṣeraucathyasya dharmapatnī) Mv.1.

See also (synonyms): aucathya.

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

Autathya (औतथ्य):—m. a descendant of Utathya, Name of Dīrghatamas, [Mahābhārata] (cf. aucathya above).

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Autathya (औतथ्य):—patron. von utathā [Pravarādhyāya] in [Weber’s Verzeichniss 55, 20.] Beiname des Dīrghatamas [Mahābhārata 1, 4182.] — Vgl. aucathya .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Autathya (औतथ्य):—m. Patron. von utathya [Bālarāmāyaṇa 17,23.]

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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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