Ishtva, Iṣṭvā: 3 definitions
Ishtva means something in 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.
The Sanskrit term Iṣṭvā can be transliterated into English as Istva or Ishtva, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Iṣṭvā (इष्ट्वा).—ind. 1. Having sacrificed or worshipped. 2. Having wished. E. iṣa with ktvāc aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Iṣṭvā (इष्ट्वा):—[from iṣṭa] [indeclinable participle] having sacrificed or worshipped, [Atharva-veda]
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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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Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 9.20 < [Chapter 9 - Rāja-guhya-yoga (Yoga through the most Confidential Knowledge)]
Chandogya Upanishad (english Translation) (by Swami Lokeswarananda)
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Chandogya Upanishad (Madhva commentary) (by Srisa Chandra Vasu)
Satapatha-brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)