Divan: 9 definitions
Divan 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Shodhganga: Elements of Art and Architecture in the Trtiyakhanda of the Visnudharmottarapurana
Divan (and beds, sofas, etc.) were traditionally arranged by professional artists, as part of the “sixty four kinds of Art”, according to the Kamasutra of Vatsyayana.—Cf. the Sanskrit Śayanaracana.—Indian tradition, basically includes sixty four Art forms are acknowledged. The history of Indian Art covers approximately five thousand years which presents a rich and almost continuous record. The references of sixty four kinds of Kala (कला, kalā) are found in the Bhagavatapurana, Shaiva-Tantras, Kamasutra of Vatsyayana etc.
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.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Dīvān.—(BL), the chief administrator or finance minister; see Dīwān, Dīwānjī. Note: dīvān is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Divan (दिवन्).—n. The heaven. -m. A day.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-vā) A day. E. div to play, Unadi affix kanin .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Divan (दिवन्):—[from div] m. a day, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. prati-).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Divan (दिवन्):—(vā) 5. m. A day.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Divān (ದಿವಾನ್):—[noun] = ದಿವಾನ [divana].
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+27): Divamdhate, Divamdhe, Divamga, Divamgata, Divana, Divanaasami, Divanacandra, Divanacavadi, Divanadarabara, Divanadasta, Divanadi, Divanaduyama, Divanagiri, Divanahajara, Divanaji, Divanakhana, Divanakhane, Divanakta, Divanaktam, Divananda mishra.
Search found 18 books and stories containing Divan, Dīvān, Divān; (plurals include: Divans, Dīvāns, Divāns). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Vinaya Pitaka (2): Bhikkhuni-vibhanga (the analysis of Nun’ rules) (by I. B. Horner)
Vinaya (3): The Cullavagga (by T. W. Rhys Davids)
Cullavagga, Khandaka 10, Chapter 27 < [Khandaka 10 - On the Duties of Bhikkhunis]
Cullavagga, Khandaka 5, Chapter 19 < [Khandaka 5 - On the Daily Life of the Bhikkhus]
Cullavagga, Khandaka 6, Chapter 14 < [Khandaka 6 - On Dwellings and Furniture]
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 2.13.28 < [Chapter 13 - The Deliverance of Jagāi and Mādhāi]
Verse 2.8.245 < [Chapter 8 - The Manifestation of Opulences]
Annadatri-carita (study) (by Sarannya V.)
4. Political Dimensions in Annadatri-carita < [Chapter 5 - Annadatri-carita—A Critical Study]
Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
Rejection of high and broad seats < [5. Leather (Camma)]
Third recitation section < [20. Nuns (Bhikkhunī)]
Third recitation section < [16. Lodgings (Sayanāsana)]