Dyota: 11 definitions


Dyota means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Tibetan Buddhism

Dyota (द्योत) is the name of a Śrāvaka mentioned as attending the teachings in the 6th century Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa: one of the largest Kriyā Tantras devoted to Mañjuśrī (the Bodhisattva of wisdom) representing an encyclopedia of knowledge primarily concerned with ritualistic elements in Buddhism. The teachings in this text originate from Mañjuśrī and were taught to and by Buddha Śākyamuni in the presence of a large audience (including Dyota).

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dyota (द्योत).—[dyut bhāve ghañ]

1) Light, lustre, brilliance; as in खद्योत (khadyota).

2) Sunshine.

3) Heat.

Derivable forms: dyotaḥ (द्योतः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dyota (द्योत).—m.

(-taḥ) Sun-shine, light, lustre, heat. E. dyut to shine, bhāve ghañ aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dyota (द्योत).—i. e. dyut + a, m. Light, lustre, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 2402; [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 3, 46.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dyota (द्योत).—[masculine] light, lustre.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Dyota (द्योत):—[from dyut] 1. dyota m. light, brilliance (cf. kha-, cintya-, nakha-)

2) [v.s. ...] sunshine, heat, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) Dyotā (द्योता):—[from dyota > dyut] f. a squinting or a red-eyed or a red-haired woman, [Gṛhya-sūtra] [commentator or commentary],

4) Dyota (द्योत):—[from dyut] 2. dyota See hrid-d.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Dyota (द्योत):—(taḥ) 1. m. Sunshine, light, heat.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Dyota (द्योत) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Joa.

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Dyota in German

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Dyōta (ದ್ಯೋತ):—

1) [noun] the form of electromagnetic radiation that acts upon the retina of the eye, optic nerve, etc., making sight possible; light.

2) [noun] sunlight.

3) [noun] the condition or quality of being hot; heat.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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