Divan; 3 Definition(s)
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.
India history and geogprahy
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.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as 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
Divan (दिवन्).—n. The heaven. -m. A day.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-vā) A day. E. div to play, Unadi affix kanin .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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Vinaya Pitaka (2): The Analysis of Nun’ Rules (Bhikkhuni-vibhanga) (by I. B. Horner)
Vinaya Pitaka (3): Khandhaka (by I. B. Horner)
Rejection of high and broad seats < [5. Leather (Camma)]
Third recitation section < [16. Lodgings (Sayanāsana)]
Third recitation section < [20. Nuns (Bhikkhunī)]
The Jataka tales [English], Volume 1-6 (by Robert Chalmers)
Jataka 240: Mahāpiṅgala-jātaka < [Book II - Dukanipāta]
Jataka 440: Kaṇha-jātaka < [Volume 4]
Jataka 281: Abbhantara-jātaka < [Book III - Tika-Nipāta]
Introducing Buddhist Abhidhamma (by Kyaw Min, U)
Chapter 15 - Walking On Water < [Book II]
Chapter 11 - Preliminary Concentration Exercises < [Book II]
Chapter 14 - Jhāna Concentration < [Book II]
Vinaya Pitaka (4): Parivara (by I. B. Horner)
Nuns’ Analysis: on Laying-down-Where (Pācittiya) < [2.1. Nuns’ Analysis: on Laying-down-Where]
Nuns’ Analysis: on How many Offences? (Pācittiya) < [2.2. Nuns’ Analysis: on How many Offences?]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 6e - Reflective Knowledge (Paccavekkhana Ñāṇa) < [Chapter 7 - On Miscellany]
Part 3 - Story of the Wealthy Man Anāthapiṇḍika < [Chapter 20 - The Six Princes achieved different Attainments]
Notes (e): How Many types of Morality are there? < [Chapter 6 - On Pāramitā]