Dikshita, aka: Dīkṣita; 4 Definition(s)
Dikshita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
The Sanskrit term Dīkṣita can be transliterated into English as Diksita or Dikshita, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Dharmaśāstra (religious law)
Dīkṣita (दीक्षित) is one who has been consecrated by means of the Dīkṣaṇīya-Iṣṭi. (See the Manubhāṣya verse 4.210)(Source): Google Books: Manusmṛti with the Manubhāṣya
Dharmaśāstra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharma-shastra) is a category of Hindu literature containing important instructions regarding religious law, ethics, economics, jurisprudence and more. It is categorised as smṛti, an important and authorative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.
Nāṭyaśāstra (theatrics and dramaturgy)
Dīkṣita (दीक्षित, “prepared”) refers to ‘those who have consecrated themselves’ for some rites or for a Vedic sacrifice, whose mask should be represented as having a shaven head (śiromuṇḍa), according to Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 23. Providing masks is a component of nepathya (costumes and make-up) and is to be done in accordance with the science of āhāryābhinaya (extraneous representation).(Source): Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
Nāṭyaśāstra (नाट्यशास्त्र, natya-shastra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition of performing arts, (e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nāṭya) and poetic works (kāvya).
Languages of India and abroad
dīkṣita (दीक्षित).—m (S) One that has conducted a sacrifice: also any descendent of such person. 2 Engaged in a course of austerities or ceremonies; and fig. of arts, schemes, endeavors to accomplish an object gen. 3 fig. Expert, adroit, adept, eminently clever.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
dīkṣita (दीक्षित).—m One that has conducted a sacri- fice: also any descendant of such person. Expert, adroit.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
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Search found 12 books and stories containing Dikshita or Dīkṣita. You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 27 - Appaya Dīkṣita (a.d. 1550) < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
Part 4 - Teachers and Pupils in Vedānta < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
Part 7 - Śaṅkara and his School < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 2.128 < [Section XXIII - Rules regarding Salutation]
Verse 4.210 < [Section XIV - Other Duties]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 4 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 1 - The Bhāgavata-purāṇa (introduction) < [Chapter XXIV - The Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
Part 9 - Works of Vallabha and his Disciples < [Chapter XXXI - The Philosophy of Vallabha]
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 5 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 1 - Introductory < [Chapter XXXVI - Philosophy of Śrīkaṇṭha]
Part 2 - The Nature of Brahman < [Chapter XXXVI - Philosophy of Śrīkaṇṭha]
The Shiva Purana (by J. L. Shastri)
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