Devin: 6 definitions
Devin 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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Devin (देविन्).—m. A gamester; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3.252.5.
See also (synonyms): devitṛ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Devin (देविन्).—i. e. div + in, adj. A dice-player, a gamester, Mahābhārata 3, 15204; 5, 895.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Devin (देविन्).—[adjective] playing at dice.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Devin (देविन्):—[from deva] mfn. gambling, a gambler, [Mahābhārata] (cf. akṣa-, durdyūta-, sādhu-).
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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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Soma in Vedic Mythology and Ritual (study) (by Anjana Chakraborty)
Maha Prajnaparamita Sastra (by Gelongma Karma Migme Chödrön)
Part 5 - Pañcamātra Bhikṣusahasra (section of five thousand arhats) < [Chapter VI - The Great Bhikṣu Saṃgha]