Daivacintaka, Daiva-cintaka: 4 definitions
Daivacintaka 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.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Daivacintaka (दैवचिन्तक).—an astrologer, a fortune-teller, पुरोहित प्रकुर्वीत दैवज्ञमुदितोदितम् (purohita prakurvīta daivajñamuditoditam) Y.1.313; Kām.9,25.
Derivable forms: daivacintakaḥ (दैवचिन्तकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) A fatalist. E. daiva, and cintaka who thinks of.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Daivacintaka (दैवचिन्तक):—[=daiva-cintaka] [from daiva] m. ‘reflecting on fate’, astrologer, Name of Śiva, [Mahābhārata; Varāha-mihira; Kāvya literature]
2) [v.s. ...] fatalist, [Horace H. Wilson]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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