Dikpati, aka: Dish-pati; 3 Definition(s)
Dikpati 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Dikpati (दिक्पति).—A Satya God.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 34; Vāyu-purāṇa 62. 31.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Dikpati (दिक्पति).—the regent or guardian of a quarter; Rāj. T.4.225 (for the names of the several regents, see aṣṭadikpālaḥ cf. Ms.5.96;7.33 also); सूर्यः शुक्रः क्षमापुत्रः सैंहिकेयः शनिः शशी । सौम्यस्त्रिदशमन्त्री च प्राच्यादिदिगधीश्वराः (sūryaḥ śukraḥ kṣamāputraḥ saiṃhikeyaḥ śaniḥ śaśī | saumyastridaśamantrī ca prācyādidigadhīśvarāḥ) || -Jyotistattvam.
Derivable forms: dikpatiḥ (दिक्पतिः).
Dikpati is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms diś and pati (पति). See also (synonyms): dikpāla.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-tiḥ) A regent of a quarter of the universe, as the sun of the east; Saturn of the west; Mars of the south; Mircury of the north; Venus of the south-east; Rahu of the south-west; Chandra of the north-west; and Jupiter of the north-east. E. diś, and pati master: see the next.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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