Ghatita, Ghaṭita, Ghātita: 15 definitions


Ghatita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India, Marathi, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Ghatit.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Google Books: Studies in the History of the Exact Sciences (Astronomy)

Ghaṭita (घटित) means “composed” (i.e., ‘that which is made of’), according to Lalla’s Śiṣyadhīvṛddhidatantra (Part I, 21, Yantrādhikāra, 34-35).—(Cf. Astronomical instruments in Bhāskarācārya’s Siddhāntaśiromaṇi).—Accordingly, “The bowl, which resembles half a pot (i.e. hemispherical), which is made of [i.e., ghaṭita] ten palas of copper, which is half a cubit (i.e. twelve aṅgulas) in diameter at the mouth and half (i.e. six aṅgulas) as high, which is evenly circular, and which is bored by a uniformly circular needle, made of three and one-third māṣas of gold and of four aṅgulas in length, sinks into clear water in one ghaṭikā (nāḍī)”.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (kavya)

Ghaṭita (घटित) refers to “arranged”, according to Bāṇa’s Kādambarī (p. 224).—Accordingly, “[From afar] Candrāpīḍa first sees a ‘crimson ensign’, inscribing the sky with a gold trident, from which swung a terrifying bell making a raucous clanging that dangled down from an iron chain attached to the tip, arranged (ghaṭita) with a yak-tail whisk as splendid as a lion’s mane”.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Ghātita (घातित) refers to “conspiring (together)”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.44 (“Menā regains consciousness”).—Accordingly, as Menā said to her daughter (Pārvatī): “[...] Let not the king of the mountains come near me. Let not the seven sages show their faces to me. Has anything been achieved? Our whole race is wrecked by all conspiring together (ghātitamilitvā ghātitaṃ kulam). How is it that I have not remained a barren woman? How is it that a miscarriage did not take place when I conceived? [...]”.

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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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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Ghaṭita.—(CII 1), ‘put together’. (Ind. Ant., Vol. XII, p. 121, text line 55), engraved. Note: ghaṭita is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ghaṭita : (pp. of ghaṭati) tried; strived; exerted oneself. (pp. of ghaṭeti), connected; united; strived.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Ghātita, (adj.) (pp. of ghāteti) killed, destroyed ThA.289; also in Der. ghātitatta (nt.) the fact of having killed J.I, 167. Cp. ugghātita. (Page 257)

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Ghaṭita, (pp. of ghaṭeti) connected, combined Vism.192. (Page 256)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ghaṭita (घटित).—n (S) pop. ghaṭīta n Amity of horoscope; the agreement of the destinies of. v utara, jama, kāḍha, pāha, ṭharava g. of s. or o. Ex. ghaṭīta sāṅgatī dvijavarā || lagnēṃ satvara nēmilīṃ ||. Investigated when a marriage is contemplated. 2 Friendship; friendly agreement. v japa, miḷa, hō, juga. 3 Fate; the preordained or predetermined events of a life. 4 p In comp. Formed, composed, constructed of or with. Ex. suśabdaghaṭita, anusvāraghaṭita.

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ghaṭita (घटित).—a (S) Proper, right, fit.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

ghaṭita (घटित).—a Proper, right, fit.

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ghaṭita (घटित).—n Amity of horoscope. Fate. Friendship. p Formed.

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ghaṭīta (घटीत).—n Amity of horoscope. Fate. Friendship. p Formed.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ghaṭita (घटित).—p. p. [ghaṭ ṇic kta]

1) United, joined, connected; प्रथमानुरागघटिता (prathamānurāgaghaṭitā) Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 1.23.

2) Planned, devised.

3) Happened.

4) Effected, produced.

5) Made or composed of.

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

Ghaṭita (घटित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Devised, attempted. 2. Made of. 3. In contact with, contiguous, joined. E. ghaṭ to make effort, ṇic kta aff.

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

1) Ghaṭita (घटित):—[from ghaṭ] mfn. planned, devised, attempted, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) [v.s. ...] happened, occurred, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] connected with, involving (ifc.), [Jaimini i, 1, 5 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

4) [v.s. ...] shut, [Harṣacarita v, 96]

5) [v.s. ...] produced, effected by, made, made of (in [compound]), [Pañcatantra etc.]

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

Ghaṭita (घटित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) p.] Made, devised, happened, joined.

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

Ghaṭita (घटित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Gaḍhia, Ghaḍia, Ghāia, Parivāḍia.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ghaṭita (घटित) [Also spelled ghatit]:—(a) happened; applied.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ghaṭita (ಘಟಿತ):—

1) [adjective] that is joined, connected, united.

2) [adjective] that is arranged, endeavoured, attempted, tried.

3) [adjective] that has become; occurred; produced; happened.

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Ghaṭita (ಘಟಿತ):—[noun] that which has happened, occurred; an event; an occurrence.

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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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