Daivajna, aka: Daivajña, Daiva-jna; 4 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Purana

[Daivajna in Purana glossaries]

Daivajña (दैवज्ञ).—Astrologers, residences of.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 254. 26.
(Source): Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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

Marathi-English dictionary

[Daivajna in Marathi glossaries]

daivajña (दैवज्ञ).—a (S) Knowing the destinies; an astrologer, soothsayer, diviner.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

daivajña (दैवज्ञ).—a Knowing the destinies; an astrologer

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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-English dictionary

[Daivajna in Sanskrit glossaries]

Daivajña (दैवज्ञ).—an astrologer, a fortune-teller, पुरोहित प्रकुर्वीत दैवज्ञमुदितोदितम् (purohita prakurvīta daivajñamuditoditam) Y.1.313; Kām.9,25.

Derivable forms: daivajñaḥ (दैवज्ञः).

Daivajña is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daiva and jña (ज्ञ). See also (synonyms): daivakovid, daivacintaka.

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Daivajña (दैवज्ञ).—a. knowing fate or men's destinies.

Daivajña is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms daiva and jña (ज्ञ).

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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