Dyuti, Dyutī: 8 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Dyuti (द्युति).—A goddess who protected Arjuna. (Mahābhārata Vana Parva, Chapter 37, Stanza 38)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Dyuti (द्युति).—A Yāma deva.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 13. 92; Vāyu-purāṇa 31. 6; 62. 61.

1b) (Vasiṣṭha): a Sage of the 4th Sāvarṇa epoch;1 of the 12th epoch of Manu.2

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 91.
  • 2) Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 2. 35.

1c) One of the 20 Sutapa gaṇas.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 14.

2) Dyutī (द्युती).—Left her consort Vibhāvasu and loved Soma with eight other Devis.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 23. 24.
Source: Eastern Book Linkers: Harivaṃśa Purāṇa

Dyuti (द्युति) refrers to one of the ten sons of Tāmasa Manu (of the fourth manvantara), according to the Harivaṃśa-purāṇa 1.7.20-29:—“In the Tāmasa-manvantara there were the gods called Satya. Tāmasa Manu had ten very strong sons, known as Dyuti, Tapasya, Sutapa, Tapomūla, Tapodhana, Taparati, Kalmāṣa, Tanvī, Dhanvī and Paraṃtapa. All of them were owned by vāyu”.

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dyuti (द्युति).—f. [dyut-in]

1) Splendour, brightness, lustre, beauty; काचः काञ्चनसंसर्गाद् धत्ते मारकतीं द्युतिम् (kācaḥ kāñcanasaṃsargād dhatte mārakatīṃ dyutim) H. Pr.35; Māl.2.1; R.3.64.

2) Light, a ray of light; Bh. 1.61.

3) Majesty, dignity; Ms.1.87.

4) (in drama) A threatening attitude.

Derivable forms: dyutiḥ (द्युतिः).

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

Dyuti (द्युति).—f.

(-tiḥ) 1. Light. 2. Beauty or splendour. 3. A ray of light. 4. Stimulating, exciting. E. dyut to shine, affix ki.

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

Dyuti (द्युति).—i. e. 1. div + ti, f. 1. Splendour, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 1, 66; [Hitopadeśa] pr. [distich] 41. 2. Dignity, i. [distich] 167.

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

Dyuti (द्युति).—[feminine] splendour, beauty, majesty; poss. mant.

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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. 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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