Ayushmat, Āyuṣmat: 7 definitions


Ayushmat 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.

The Sanskrit term Āyuṣmat can be transliterated into English as Ayusmat or Ayushmat, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Ayushmat in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Āyuṣmat (आयुष्मत्).—The father of Ṛṣabha-Hari by Ambudhārā.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VIII. 13. 20.

1b) A son of Uttānapāda.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 89.

1c) A son of Praḥlāda.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 6. 9; Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 21. 1.
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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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Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Āyuṣmat (आयुष्मत्, “long-lived one”) refers to a specific “mode of address” (nāman) used in drama (nāṭya), according to Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 19. Āyuṣmat is used by the charioteer as to address the chariot-rider. It can also be spelled as Āyuṣman.

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (shastra) of performing arts, (natya—theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing Dramatic plays (nataka), construction and performance of Theater, and Poetic works (kavya).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āyuṣmat (आयुष्मत्).—a. [āyus matup]

1) Alive, living.

2) Longlived; आयुष्मन्तं सुतं सूते (āyuṣmantaṃ sutaṃ sūte) Manusmṛti 3.263. (Generally used in dramas by elderly persons in addressing a nobly-born person; e. g. a charioteer addresses a prince as āyuṣman. A Brāhmaṇa is also so addressed in saluting; cf. Manusmṛti 2. 125; āyuṣmān bhava saumyeti vācyo vipro'bhivādane).

3) Lasting; गायन्ति पृथगायुष्मन्निदं नो वक्तुमर्हसि (gāyanti pṛthagāyuṣmannidaṃ no vaktumarhasi) Bhāgavata 11.22.3.

4) Old. m.

1) The third of the 27 Yogas or divisions of the ecliptic.

2) The Yoga star (कृत्तिका (kṛttikā); the third lunar mansion.

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

Āyuṣmat (आयुष्मत्).—mfn. (-ṣmān-ṣmatī-ṣmat) 1. Alive, living. 2. Long lived. m. (-ṣmān) One of the twenty-seven Yogas or divisions of the ecliptic. E. āyus age, and matup possessive aff.

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

1) Āyuṣmat (आयुष्मत्):—[=āyuṣ-mat] [from āyuṣ > āyu] mfn. possessed of vital power, healthy, long-lived

2) [v.s. ...] alive, living, [Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Śakuntalā] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] lasting, [Atharva-veda vi, 98, 2]

4) [v.s. ...] old, aged, [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra]

5) [v.s. ...] m. (ān) ‘life-possessing’, often applied as a kind of honorific title (especially to royal personages and Buddhist monks)

6) [v.s. ...] the third of the twenty-seven Yogas or divisions of the ecliptic

7) [v.s. ...] the Yoga star in the third lunar mansion

8) [v.s. ...] Name of a son of Uttānapāda

9) [v.s. ...] of Saṃhrāda, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]

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

Āyuṣmat (आयुष्मत्):—[āyuṣma+t] (mān-matī-mat) a. Living, long-lived. m. One of the 27 divisions of the ecliptic.

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

Ayuṣmat (अयुष्मत्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Āusa, Āusaṃta.

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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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