Deyadharma, Deya-dharma: 6 definitions


Deyadharma means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Deya-dharma.—(EI 1; CII 3; ML), a pious gift; an appro- priate religious gift; an expression used in numerous donative inscriptions. A deity installed for worship was also called deya-dharma (sometimes deva-dharma) in medieval records. Same as dharma-deya, dharma-dāya, dharma-dāna. Note: deya-dharma is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Deyadharma (देयधर्म).—Charity; Buddha.

Derivable forms: deyadharmaḥ (देयधर्मः).

Deyadharma is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deya and dharma (धर्म).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Deyadharma (देयधर्म).—m. (= Pali deyyadhamma, primarily adj. and may have nt. gender, Aṅguttaranikāya (Pali) i.166.12 deyyadham- maṃ, n. sg., see commentary ii.265.32, 266.3), meritorious gift, lit. having the quality of something that should be given: °ma-parityāgāt Mahāvastu ii.276.10, as a result of having given meritorious gifts; °ma-parityāgena Avadāna-śataka ii.117.4; °maṃ, acc., Mahāvastu iii.426.6; (ayam) asya °mo yat tathāgatasya pāṃśvañ- jaliḥ pātre prakṣiptaḥ Divyāvadāna 369.3; bhagavacchāsane sar- vadeyadharmāḥ samucchinnāḥ Avadāna-śataka i.308.6.

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

Deyadharma (देयधर्म):—[=deya-dharma] [from deya] m. ‘the duty of giving’, charity, [Buddhist literature]

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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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