Daivatya: 7 definitions


Daivatya 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.

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Daivatya (दैवत्य) refers to a “God”, according to the Śrīmatottara-tantra, an expansion of the Kubjikāmatatantra: the earliest popular and most authoritative Tantra of the Kubjikā cult.—Accordingly, “The Yoni is in the centre of the genital area. It is made of three lines and three encompassing circles. The god [i.e., daivatya] Brahmā is in the first. Viṣṇu is said to be in the second and Rudra is in the third. (Thus the energy of the Yoni) is said to consist of three paths (corresponding to three goddesses). The first goddess is Parā. The second one is said to be Aparā and the third, Parāparā. [...]”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Daivatya (दैवत्य).—a. Addressed or sacred to a deity; हुत्वाग्नीन् सूर्यदैवत्यान् जपेन् मन्त्रान् समाहितः (hutvāgnīn sūryadaivatyān japen mantrān samāhitaḥ) Y.1.99; Manusmṛti 2.189;4.124.

-tyam A deity; Manusmṛti 4.39.

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

Daivatya (दैवत्य).—i. e. devatā + ya, adj., f. , Having as deity, sacred to, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 189.

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

Daivatya (दैवत्य).—(adj. —°) = devatya.

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

Daivatya (दैवत्य):—[from daiva] mf(ā)n. ([from] devatā) ifc. having as one’s deity, addressed or sacred to some d°, [Yājñavalkya; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.] (cf. devatya).

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Daivatya in German

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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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