Divan: 4 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.
India history and geogprahySource: 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 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-English 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-).
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+5): Divana, Divanaasami, Divanacandra, Divanacavadi, Divanadarabara, Divanadasta, Divanaduyama, Divanagiri, Divanaji, Divanakta, Divanaktam, Divananda mishra, Divanandiya, Divandha, Divandhaki, Divandhika, Divanem, Divani, Divani Adalata, Divani Jhampa.
Search found 14 books and stories containing Divan, Dīvān; (plurals include: Divans, Dīvāns). 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]
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 civilization of Babylonia and Assyria (by Morris Jastrow)
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)