Ayati, Āyati, Āyāti, Ayāti: 19 definitions

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana

Āyati (आयति):—One of the six sons of Nahuṣa (son of Āyu). (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.18.1)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Ayāti (अयाति).—Son of King Nahuṣa and brother of Yayāti. (Mahābhārata, Ādi Parva, Chapter 75, Verse 30).

2) Āyati (आयति).—A daughter of Mahāmeru. Two daughters were born to Mahāmeru, Āyati and Niyati. Āyati was married by Dhātā and Niyati by Vidhātā. Dhātā and Vidhātā are the two sons born to Bhṛgu Maharṣi of his wife Khyāti. Dhātā got a son, Prāṇa, of Āyati and Vidhātā, a son, Mṛkaṇḍu of Niyati. Prāṇa got a son Dyutimān and he got a son Rājavān. (Chapter 10, Aṃśam 1, Viṣṇu Purāṇa).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Āyati (आयति).—A daughter of Meru and Dharaṇi, wife of Dhātṛ (Vidhātṛ, Vāyu-purāṇa) and mother of Mṛkaṇḍa;1 mother of Prāṇa also.2

  • 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 1. 43-44; Vāyu-purāṇa 28. 4; 30. 34; Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 10. 3.
  • 2) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 11. 5-6; 13. 37.

1b) A son of Nahuṣa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 18. 1; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 68. 12; Vāyu-purāṇa 93. 13; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 10. 1.
Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Āyāti (आयाति) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.70.28) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Āyāti) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: Shodhganga: The saurapurana - a critical study

Āyati (आयति) refers to one of the three daughters of Meru and Dhāriṇi, according to the Vaṃśa (‘genealogical description’) of the 10th century Saurapurāṇa: one of the various Upapurāṇas depicting Śaivism.—Accordingly, Ākūti was married to Ruci and Prasūti to Dakṣa. Dakṣa produced in Prasūti twenty-four daughters. [...] [Svadhā was given to Pitṛs.] Pitṛ and Svadhā had two daughters—Menā and Dhāriṇi. Dhāriṇi was married to Meru and had a son named Mandara and three daughters—Velā, Niyati and Āyati.

Dhātā and Vidhātā became the Sons-in-law of Meru marrying Āyati and Niyati respectively. Prāṇa was born form Dhātā and Mṛkaṇḍu was born from Vidhātā.

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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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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Āyati.—(EI 14), future prosperity. Note: āyati 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

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

āyati : (f.) the future. || āyāti (ā + yā + a), comes; approaches.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Āyāti, (ā + yāti of ) to come on or here, to come near, approach, get into S. I, 240; Sn. 669; Sn. p. 116 (= gacchati SnA 463); J. IV, 410; pv II. 1212 (= āgacchati PvA. 158); DhA. I, 93 (imper. āyāma let us go).—pp. āyāta. (Page 106)

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Āyati, (f.) (fr. ā + yam, cp. Sk. āyati) “stretching forth”, extension, length (of time), future. Only (?) in Acc. āyatiṃ (adv.) in future Vin. II, 89, 185; III, 3; Sn. 49; It. 115 (T. reads āyati but cp. p. 94 where T. āyatiṃ, v. l. āyati); J. I, 89; V, 431; DA. I, 236. (Page 105)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ayatī (अयती).—f āyatēṃ n (āyatā) The raw materials washed, picked &c., and placed ready to be cooked.

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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

Ayati (अयति).—a. Not attempting; अयतिः श्रद्धयोपेतः (ayatiḥ śraddhayopetaḥ) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 6.37.

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Āyati (आयति).—f.

1) Length, extension; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 5.166.3; stretching, extending; तेषां देवेष्वायतिरस्माकं तेषु नाभयः (teṣāṃ deveṣvāyatirasmākaṃ teṣu nābhayaḥ) Ṛgveda 1.139.9.

2) Future time, the future; आयतिप्रदर्शनम् (āyatipradarśanam); Kau. A.2.1, °भङ्ग (bhaṅga) K.55 (length also), 58; Daśakumāracarita 29; भूयसी तव यदायता- यतिः (bhūyasī tava yadāyatā- yatiḥ) Śiśupālavadha 14.5; रहयत्यापदुपेतमायतिः (rahayatyāpadupetamāyatiḥ) Kirātārjunīya 2.14; Manusmṛti 7.169; अनायतिक्षमं वचः (anāyatikṣamaṃ vacaḥ) Pañcatantra (Bombay) 3.111 imprudent, not good for the future; °ग्लानिभीतः (glānibhītaḥ) Mu.4.12; स्थिर° (sthira°) Kirātārjunīya 1.23 permanent.

3) Future consequence or result; आयतिं सर्वकार्याणां तदात्वं च विवारयेत् (āyatiṃ sarvakāryāṇāṃ tadātvaṃ ca vivārayet) Manusmṛti 7.178; Kirātārjunīya 1.15,2.43,3.43; Kirātārjunīya 4.21; fruit-yielding season.

4) Majesty, dignity; आयतीमिव विध्वस्ताम् (āyatīmiva vidhvastām) Rām.5.19.12.

5) Stretching the hand, accepting, obtaining.

6) Work (karman); यथा मित्रं ध्रुवं लब्ध्वा कृशमप्यायतिक्षमम् (yathā mitraṃ dhruvaṃ labdhvā kṛśamapyāyatikṣamam) Manusmṛti 7.28 (karmakṣamam Kull.).

7) Connection, junction.

8) Meeting, union.

9) Source, descent; यदायतिः (yadāyatiḥ) Daśakumāracarita 154 descended from him.

1) Restraint (of mind).

11) Arrival; उत्पत्तिमायतिं स्थानं विभुत्वं चैव पञ्चधा (utpattimāyatiṃ sthānaṃ vibhutvaṃ caiva pañcadhā) Praśna. Up.3.12.

12) A long line, succession; द्रक्ष्यन्ति समरे योधाः शलभानामिवायतिः (drakṣyanti samare yodhāḥ śalabhānāmivāyatiḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 7.159.71.

Derivable forms: āyatiḥ (आयतिः).

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Āyāti (आयाति).—f. [ā-yā-ktin] Coming near, arrival.

Derivable forms: āyātiḥ (आयातिः).

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

Āyati (आयति).—f.

(-tiḥ) 1. Future time. 2. Majesty, dignity. 3. Restraint of mind. 4. Length. 5. Meeting, junction. 6. Obtaining. E. āṅ before yam to cease, affix ktin.

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

Āyati (आयति).—i. e. ā-yam + ti, and, on account of the metre, , [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 44, 11, f. 1. Dignity, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 24, 119; [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 189. 2. Future time, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 70.

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

Ayati (अयति).—[masculine] no ascetic; [Name] of a man.

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Āyati (आयति).—[feminine] extension, length; sequel, future; expectation, hope; offspring, son.

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Āyāti (आयाति).—[feminine] = seq.; [masculine] [Name] of a man.

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

1) Ayati (अयति):—[=a-yati] [from a-yat] m. no ascetic, [Bhagavad-gītā]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of one of the six sons of Nahuṣa, [Mahābhārata i, 3155.]

3) Āyatī (आयती):—[=ā-yatī] [from āya] 1. ā-yatī f. of the p.

4) Āyati (आयति):—[=ā-yati] [from ā-yam] f. stretching, extending, [Ṛg-veda i, 139, 9]

5) [v.s. ...] extension, length, [Kādambarī]

6) [v.s. ...] following or future time

7) [v.s. ...] the future, ‘the long run’ [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Manu-smṛti; Pañcatantra] etc.

8) [v.s. ...] posterity, lineage

9) [v.s. ...] descendant, son, [Daśakumāra-carita]

10) [v.s. ...] expectation, hope, [Kathāsaritsāgara; Kādambarī]

11) [v.s. ...] majesty, dignity, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

12) [v.s. ...] restraint of mind, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

13) [v.s. ...] Name of a daughter of Meru, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

14) Āyatī (आयती):—[=ā-yatī] [from ā-yam] 2. ā-yatī f. [varia lectio] for āyati

15) [v.s. ...] (for 1. See [column]1.)

16) Āyāti (आयाति):—[=ā-yāti] [from ā-yā] f. coming near, arrival

17) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a son of Nahuṣa, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa; Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

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

1) Ayati (अयति):—[a-yati] (tiḥ) 1. f. Incontinence.

2) Āyati (आयति):—[ā-yati] (tiḥ) 2. f. Future time; fortune; length; majesty; restraint.

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

Āyati (आयति) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Āyai, Āyāi.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Āyati (ಆಯತಿ):—

1) [noun] a controlling of one’s passion; restraint of the mind.

2) [noun] power to hold, conduct or bring the desired result; capability; capacity.

3) [noun] supernatural power; divine influence.

4) [noun] space covered by a thing; extent of power; extension.

5) [noun] the time following the present one or yet to come; the future; an event yet to happen.

6) [noun] profit; income.

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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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