Jagata, aka: Jāgatā, Jāgata; 4 Definition(s)


Jagata means something in Jainism, Prakrit, Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Jagata (जगत, “universe”) according to the 2nd-century Tattvārthasūtra 7.12.—What is meant by universe (jagata)? The entity in which the living beings roam is called universe. Another synonym for jagata is saṃsāra.

Source: Encyclopedia of Jainism: Tattvartha Sutra 7: The Five Vows
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Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

jāgatā (जागता).—a (jāgaṇēṃ) Awake, active, being in the full exercise of its power, virtue, efficacy--an idol or its inherent divinity, a charm or spell, a medicine: being in lively existence; enjoying careful culture and maintenance--a religion, a rite, a practice: ready, vigorous, prompt--mental faculties: ready, not rusty--a knowledge acquired: living in the mouths or memories of the people--a person or an event dead or past.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jāgatā (जागता).—m A wake, active, being in the full exercise of its power, virtue, effeacy-an idol, a charm, medicine; being in lively existence, enjoying careful culture and maintenance-a religion, rite, practice; ready, vigo- rous, prompt mental faculties; ready, not rusty-a knowledge acquired.

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

Jāgata (जागत).—The Jagatī metre.

Derivable forms: jāgatam (जागतम्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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