Dahati, aka: Ḍahati; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Dahati (दहति).—A warrior given to Subrahmaṇya by god Aṃśa. Mention is made about this warrior in Mahābhārata, Śalya Parva, Chapter 45, Stanza 34.

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia

Dahati (दहति) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.44.31) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Dahati) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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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

Pali-English dictionary

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dahati : (dah + a) burns; accepts.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

1) Dahati, 2 =ḍahati to burn; as dahate Pv.II, 98 (=dahati vināseti PvA.116). (Page 317)

2) Dahati, 1 (dahate) (Sk. dadhāti to put down, set up; *dhe=Gr. ti/qhmi, Lat. facio, Ohg. tuon, Ags. dōn= E. to do. See also dhātu) to put, place; take for (Acc. or Abl.), assume, claim, consider D.I, 92 (okkākaṃ pitāmahaṃ=ṭhapeti DA.I, 258); S.III, 113 (mittato daheyya); A.IV, 239 (cittaṃ d. fix the mind on); Sn.825 (bālaṃ dahanti mithu aññamaññaṃ=passanti dakkhanti, etc. Nd1 163). Pass dhīyati (q. v.); grd. dheyya (q. v.). ‹-› Note. dahati is more frequent in combn with prefixes & compositions like ā°, upa°, pari°, sad°, san°, samā°, etc. pp. hita. (Page 317)

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Ḍahati, (& dahati) (Sk. dahati, pp. dagdha, cp. dāha, nidāgha (summer heat); Gr. tέfra ashes, Lat. favilla (glowing) cinders, Goth. dags, Ger. tag. E. day=hot time) to burn (trs.) consume, torment M.I, 365; II, 73; A.V, 110; J.II, 44 (aor. 3 sg. med. adaḍḍha=Sk. adagdha); Dh.31, 71, 140; Miln.45, 112 (cauterize). pp. daḍḍha — Pass. ḍayhati S.I, 188 (kāmarāgena ḍayhāmi cittam me pariḍayhati); ib. (mahārāga: mā ḍayhittho punappunaṃ) M.II, 73; S.III, 150 (mahāpaṭhavī ḍayhati vinassati na bhavati) esp. in ppr. ḍayhamāna consumed with or by, burning, glowing Dh.371; It.23 (°ena kāyena & cetasā Pv.I, 1110, 122; II, 23) (of a corpse being cremated); PvA.63, 152 (vippaṭisārena: consumed by remorse). See also similes J.P.T.S. 1907, 90. Cp. uḍ°. (Page 291)

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