Hataka, aka: Hāṭaka, Hāṭakā; 12 Definition(s)
Hataka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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.
Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)
Hāṭakā (हाटका, “golden”):—One of the nine Dūtī presided over by one of the nine bhaivaravas named Yogeśa (emanation of Ananta, who is the central presiding deity of Dūtīcakra), according to the Kubjikāmata-tantra and the Ṣaṭsāhasrasaṃhitā.Source: Wisdom Library: Kubjikāmata-tantra
Hāṭaka (हाटक) refers to the name of Śiva sitting upon a golden throne (pīṭha) and presiding over the seven pātālas (subterranean paradise), according to Parākhyatantra 5.55. His throne is set with jewels and shines like the rays of glistening gems.
According to Parākhyatantra, “on that throne of excellent gold sits the Śiva (hara) Hāṭaka; he is kindly (susaumya), generous (varada), peaceful (śānta), adorned with all ornaments. Hāṭaka is venerated by countless armies. Since this pātāla, rich in lovely women, shines forcefully (haṭhāt), therefore, plainly, it is called Hāṭaka, a space for meetings for sacrifices, full of ponds and arka shrubs, dense with ...pleasure.”
The Parākhyatantra is an old Śaiva-siddhānta tantra dating from before the 10th century.Source: Wisdom Library: Śaivism
Hāṭaka (हाटक) or Hāṭakāgama refers to one of upāgamas (supplementary scriptures) of the Vīrāgama which is one of the twenty-eight Siddhāntāgama: a classification of the Śaiva division of Śaivāgamas. The Śaivāgamas represent the wisdom that has come down from lord Śiva, received by Pārvatī and accepted by Viṣṇu. The purpose of revealing upāgamas (eg., Hāṭaka Āgama) is to explain more elaborately than that of mūlāgamas (eg., Vīra-āgama) and to include any new idea if not dealt in mūlāgamas.Source: Shodhganga: Iconographical representations of Śiva
Shaiva (शैव, śaiva) or Shaivism (śaivism) represents a tradition of Hinduism worshiping Shiva as the supreme being. Closely related to Shaktism, Shaiva literature includes a range of scriptures, including Tantras, while the root of this tradition may be traced back to the ancient Vedas.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Hāṭaka (हाटक).—A region to the north of the Himālayas, where the guhyakas lived. Arjuna, during his triumphal tour in the north made the guhyakas his allies. (Sabhā Parva, Chapter 28, Verse 3).Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
1a) Hāṭaka (हाटक).—A liquid by administering which a person feels rejuvenated; used in Atala.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 24. 16.
1b) The gold found in Vitala.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 24. 17.
Hāṭaka (हाटक) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. II.25.3, II.25.5) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Hāṭaka) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
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.
Languages of India and abroad
hāṭaka : (nt.) a kind of gold.Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Hāṭaka, (nt.) (cp. Sk. hāṭaka, connected with hari; cp. Goth. gulp=E. gold) gold A.I, 215; IV, 255, 258, 262 (where T reads haṭaka, with sātaka as v. l. at all passages); Th.2, 382; J.V, 90. (Page 730)Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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.
haṭaka (हटक).—f Calling. Hence (quasi calling to one on his way) stopping or detaining or hindering. v lāva & lāga.
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hāṭaka (हाटक).—n S (Poetry.) Gold.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
haṭaka (हटक).—f Calling.
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hāṭaka (हाटक).—n Gold.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Hataka (हतक).—a. [hata iva naṣṭaprāyatvāt kan] Miserable, ill-bred, wretched, low, vile; (mostly at the end of comp.); न खलु विदितास्ते तत्र निवसन्तश्चाणक्यहतकेन (na khalu viditāste tatra nivasantaścāṇakyahatakena) Mu.2; दूषिताः स्थ परिभूताः स्य रामहतकेन (dūṣitāḥ stha paribhūtāḥ sya rāmahatakena) U.1.
-kaḥ A low person, coward.
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Hāṭaka (हाटक).—a. (-kī f.) Golden.
-kam 1 Gold; नवहाटकेष्टकचितं ददर्श सः क्षितिपस्य पस्त्यमथ तत्र संसदि (navahāṭakeṣṭakacitaṃ dadarśa saḥ kṣitipasya pastyamatha tatra saṃsadi) Śi.13.63.
2) The thorn-apple.
3) A kind of magical drink; या वै विलायनं प्रविष्टं पुरुषं रसेन हाटकाख्येन साधयित्वा (yā vai vilāyanaṃ praviṣṭaṃ puruṣaṃ rasena hāṭakākhyena sādhayitvā) Bhāg.5.24.16.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-kaḥ) A coward, a poltroon. f.
(-kā) Adj. Miserable, ill-bred, (generally used at the end of compounds.) E. hata slain, kan aff.
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(-kaḥ-kā or -kī-kaṃ) Golden, of gold, (as a weight or coin.) n.
(-kaṃ) Gold. E. haṭ to shine, ṇvul aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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