Diya: 4 definitions
Diya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Hindi. 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 geographySource: Shodhganga: A translation of Jhaverchand Meghanis non translated folk tales
Diya refers to “A lamp which is lighted by pouring oil or ghee before goddess”.—It is defined in the glossary attached to the study dealing with Gujarat Folk tales composed by Gujarati poet Jhaverchand Meghani (1896-1947)
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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Diya (दिय):—mfn. deserving of gifts (= deya, or dānārha, Durga on [Nirukta, by Yāska iii, 15]), [Ṛg-veda viii, 19, 37]
2) n. ([probably]) a gift
3) diyānām pati lord of gifts, a very liberal man.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
1) Diyā (दिया):—(nm) a lamp, an earthen lamp; (v) past tense form of [denā] -gave; (a) given; —[baḍhānā] to put out a lamp; ~[battī] lights, lamp, etc.; ~[battī karanā] to make the lights, to light up the lamp.
2) Dīyā (दीया):—(nm) see [diyā].
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Ends with (+316): Abhavadiya, Abhinamdiya, Abhinimdiya, Abhivandiya, Accasadiya, Addhacandiya, Addiya, Adiya, Ahediya, Ahinamdiya, Ahivamdiya, Aidhadiya, Aimdiya, Airammadiya, Akamdiya, Akhadiya, Akhamdiya, Akkamdiya, Akkhodiya, Alodiya.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Indian Medicinal Plants (by Kanhoba Ranchoddas Kirtikar)
Bhajana-Rahasya (by Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura Mahasaya)
Text 1 < [Chapter 8 - Aṣṭama-yāma-sādhana (Rātri-līlā–prema-bhajana sambhoga)]
Text 24 < [Chapter 8 - Aṣṭama-yāma-sādhana (Rātri-līlā–prema-bhajana sambhoga)]
Text 24 < [Chapter 6 - Ṣaṣṭha-yāma-sādhana (Sāyaṃ-kālīya-bhajana–bhāva)]
Folk Tales of Gujarat (and Jhaverchand Meghani) (by Vandana P. Soni)
Chapter 5 - Maluva < [Part 1 - Saurashtra ni Rashdhar]
Chapter 32 - Vikram and Vidhata < [Part 4 - Dadajee Ni Vato]
Chapter 37 - Bapu Bhalalo < [Part 5 - Rang Chee Barot]
Shri Gaudiya Kanthahara (by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)