Dhyayati, Dhyāyati: 4 definitions


Dhyayati 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

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Dhyāyati (ध्यायति):—(vihagaḥ) It is a symptom produced in the first of impulse of bird poisoning which means the bird gets depressed.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Dhyāyati (ध्यायति).—(*) or *dhyāyeti, burns (trans.), cremates; caus. *dhyāpayati or °peti, id., hyper-Sanskrit to Pali jhāyati (intrans.), jhāpeti (caus.); § 2.14. Cf. abhidhyāyati, which is intrans.; otherwise [Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit] seems to have only caus., or at least trans., forms; emendation of y to p in four occurrences would make them all caus. in form. Used of cremating dead bodies: dhyāpiyantānāṃ (em. Senart, mss. dhyāniy°), pres. pple. pass. gen. pl., of (Buddhas) being cremated, Mahāvastu i.126.2; (-buddhaṃ) dhyāyetvā Mahāvastu i.302.12; 304.12 (mss.); dhyāyito Mahāvastu ii.78.15; 174.11; dhyāpita- (same meaning) Mahāvastu i.357.17; Rāṣṭrapālaparipṛcchā 57.2.

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

Dhyāyati (ध्यायति):—[from dhyāyat > dhyai] m. Name of √dhyai, [Śaṃkarācārya]

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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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