Caurya: 15 definitions
Caurya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Chaurya.
Vastushastra (architecture)Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (architecture)
Caurya (चौर्य) refers to “theft” which is specified as the consequence of a doorway (dvāraphala) at Ambara (one of the peripheral padas of the 9 by 9 deity map), according to the Devyāmata (chapter 105).—Accordingly, [while describing the consequences of a doorway]—“[...] At Bhṛśa is awfulness. And at Ambara there is theft (caurya—cauryaṃ caiva tathāmbare). At Agni there is a lack of sons. At Pūṣan is servitude. At Vitatha the householder comes to a lack of decorum, at Gṛhakṣata he gains wisdom. At Yama he attains savagery. At Gāndharva he acquires glory. [...]
Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.
Languages of India and abroad
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
caurya (चौर्य).—n S Thieving, theft, stealing.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
caurya (चौर्य).—n Theft, stealing.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Theft, robbery.
3) Secrecy, concealment.
Derivable forms: cauryam (चौर्यम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Caurya (चौर्य).—(nt.; not recorded in this sense), stealth, in the sense of secrecy: (ya imaṃ dharmaparyāyaṃ…) rahasi cauryeṇāpi kasyacid…saṃprakāśayed Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 227.3 (prose), who should declare this dharma-paryāya even by stealth in secret to anyone…Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Caurya (चौर्य) or Cauryya.—n.
(-ryaṃ) Theft, robbing. E. cora a thief, ṣyaña aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Caurya (चौर्य).—i. e. caura + ya, n. 1. Theft, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9. 276. 2. Fraud, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 15163. 3. Stealth, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 190 (caurya-rata, literally, enjoyment of love by stealth, i. e. adultery).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Caurya (चौर्य).—[neuter] theft.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Caurya (चौर्य):—[from caura] a n. ([gana] brāhmaṇādi) = ra-karman, [Manu-smṛti ix, xi; Yājñavalkya ii, 72; Mṛcchakaṭikā] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] trickery, [Harivaṃśa 15163 f.]
3) [v.s. ...] (ifc. with śulka) defraudation, [Pañcatantra iv, 5, 0/1.]
4) b yaka See caura.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Caurya (चौर्य):—(ryyaṃ) 1. n. Idem.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Caurya (चौर्य):—(nm) theft, stealing; -[karma/-vṛtti] theft, stealing, pilferage.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the habit of or living made by, stealing, committing burglary regularly.
2) [noun] an instance of stealing, burglary, etc.; theft.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Cauriyahattara, Cauriyannava, Cauriyashi, Cauriyashi Asanem, Cauriyashica Garaka, Cauriyashica-phera, Cauriyayashi, Cauryaka, Cauryanandi, Cauryarata, Cauryarjita, Cauryarjjita, Cauryasurata, Cauryavidya, Cauryavritti, Cauryavyasani.
Full-text (+13): Coria, Cojja, Cauryarata, Cauryavritti, Pratirodha, Cauryasurata, Cauriya, Cauri, Supracchanna, Cauryavidya, Cauryaka, Cauryarjita, Cauryya, Caurisurata, Kavyacaurya, Cauryyarjjita, Cauryarjjita, Bhayacaurya, Caurikaka, Apada.
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Garga Samhita (English) (by Danavir Goswami)
Verse 8.13.101 < [Chapter 13 - A Thousand Names of Lord Balarāma]
Verse 6.13.22 < [Chapter 13 - The Glories of Prabhāsa-tīrtha, the Sarasvatī River, etc.]
Verse 6.14.18 < [Chapter 14 - The Glories of Ratnākara, Raivata, and Kācala]
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)