Jayada, Jaya-da: 8 definitions



Jayada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Jayada (जयद).—A son of Manasyu.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 99. 121.
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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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Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: OpenEdition books: Architectural terms contained in Ajitāgama and Rauravāgama

Jayada (जयद) refers to “n. of a method of calculating the height of the prāsāda § 4.5.”.—(For paragraphs cf. Les enseignements architecturaux de l'Ajitāgama et du Rauravāgama by Bruno Dagens)

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jayada (जयद).—A height which is 1 1/2 of the breadth; Māna.35.22-26.

Derivable forms: jayadam (जयदम्).

Jayada is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jaya and da (द).

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

Jayada (जयद).—[adjective] giving victory.

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

1) Jayada (जयद):—[=jaya-da] [from jaya] mfn. = -kṛt, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

2) Jayadā (जयदा):—[=jaya-dā] [from jaya-da > jaya] f. Name of the tutelary deity of Vāmadeva’s family, [Brahma-purāṇa ii, 18, 12.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Jayada (जयद):—(jaya + da)

1) adj. Sieg verleihend [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 17, 18. 42 (43), 27.] —

2) f. ā Name der Schutzgottheit im Geschlecht der Vāmadeva [Brahmapurāṇa] in [Verz. der Oxf. Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 19,a,19.]

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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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