Jayanti, Jayantī, Jayamti: 34 definitions


Jayanti means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, biology, Tamil. 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.

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In Hinduism

Shaivism (Shaiva philosophy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Kubjikāmata-tantra

1) Jayantī (जयन्ती):—One of the twelve guṇas associated with Randhra, the first seat of the Svādhiṣṭhāna-chakra. According to tantric sources such as the Śrīmatottara-tantra and the Gorakṣasaṃhitā (Kādiprakaraṇa), these twelve guṇas are represented as female deities. According to the Ṣaṭsāhasrasaṃhitā however, they are explained as particular syllables. They (e.g. Jayantī) only seem to play an minor role with regard to the interpretation of the Devīcakra (first of five chakras, as taught in the Kubjikāmata-tantra).

She is also known by the name Kampanī, according to the Gorakṣa-saṃhitā.

2) Jayantī (जयन्ती):—The name for a ‘sacred site’ associated with the group of eight deities (mātṛ) born from Bhānumatī, according to the Kubjikāmata-tantra. Bhānumatī is the sixth of the Eight Mahāmātṛs, residing within the Mātṛcakra (third of the five cakras) and represents the sun.

3) Jayantī (जयन्ती):—Sanskrit name for one of the twenty-four sacred sites of the Sūryamaṇḍala, the first maṇḍala of the Khecarīcakra, according to the kubjikāmata-tantra. The Khecarīcakra is the fifth and final cakra located just above the head. Each one of these holy sites (pītha) is presided over by a particular Khecarī (‘sky-goddess’). This Jayantī-pītha is connected with the goddess Jvālāmukhī.

4) Jayantī (जयन्ती):—Another name for Ajitā, the Sanskrit name for one of the thirty-two goddesses of the Somamaṇḍala, according to the Śrīmatottara-tantra and the kubjikāmata-tantra.

Source: academia.edu: A Critical Study of the Vajraḍākamahātantrarāja (II) (shaivism)

Jayantī (जयन्ती) refers to one of the twenty-four sacred districts mentioned in the Kubjikāmatatantra (chapter 22). Prayāga is presided over by the Goddess (Devī) named Jvālāmukhī accompanied by the Field-protector (Kṣetrapāla) named Mahāpreta. Their weapon possibly corresponds to the khaḍga and their abode is the nimba-tree. A similar system appears in the 9th century Vajraḍākatantra (chapter 18).

Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions

Jayantī (जयन्ती) is the name of a sacred region, according to the Tantrasadbhāva (verse 6.218): an important Trika Tantra and a major authority for Kashmiri Trika Śaivites.—Accordingly, “For those who know the Self, Prayāga should be understood as located in the [cakra of the] navel, Varuṇā [i.e. Vārāṇasī] in the heart region, Kolagiri in the throat, Bhīmanāda in the palate, Jayantī in the place of Bindu, Caritra in [the plexus] called Nāda, and Ekāmraka in [the plexus of] Śakti. The eighth, Koṭivarṣa, is likewise said to be in the Mouth of the Guru. These are the places I have declared to be present in the person internally”.

Note: This list of eight pīṭhas (e.g., Jayantī) overlaps with the nine śmaśānas or pīṭhas of the Brahmayāmala’s principal maṇḍala (as outlined in chapter 3); however, it corresponds more precisely to the eight delineated in Brahmayāmala 87. Cf., also, Tantrasadbhāva 15.70:

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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.

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Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Śāktism

Jayantī (जयन्ती):—Name of one of the sixty-four mātṛs to be worshipped during Āvaraṇapūjā (“Worship of the Circuit of Goddesses”, or “Durgā’s Retinue”), according to the Durgāpūjātattva. They should be worshipped with either the five upācāras or perfume and flowers.

Her mantra is as follows:

ॐ जयन्त्यै नमः
oṃ jayantyai namaḥ.

A similar mantra is mentioned by the same text, prefixed with ह्रीं (hrīṃ), to be worshipped at the goddess’s right.

Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Jayantī (जयन्ती) is the name of a sacred place associated with a “palace”.—The Śrīkāmākhyaguhyasiddhi, also called simply Guhyasiddhi, is attributed to Matsyendranātha. In this text, the eight sites normally associated with the Mothers are identified with eight such places [i.e., isolated, lonely places] as follows:—1) Prayāga—cremation ground, 2) Varaṇā (i.e. Vārāṇasī)—a solitary tree, 3) Kollā—a mountain peak, 4) Aṭṭahāsa—a temple of the Mothers, 5) Jayantī—a palace, 6) Caritra—a deserted house, 7) Ekāmraka—the bank of a river, and 8) Devīkoṭa—a forest.

2) Jayantī (जयन्ती) refers to one of the “eight Goddesses that stand at the doors of the quarters”, according to the Manthānabhairavatantra, a vast sprawling work that belongs to a corpus of Tantric texts concerned with the worship of the goddess Kubjikā.—Accordingly, “One should worship them [i.e., the Goddesses of the seats] at each door (of the quarters). [...] (These [i.e., Jayantī] are the goddesses) who reside in the doors (of the quarters) and abide in the places of the primary and secondary doors along with the primary and secondary sacred seats, meeting grounds and fields”.

3) Jayantī (जयन्ती) refers to one of the eight Yoginīs (yoginyaṣṭaka) associated with Oṃkārapīṭha (also called Oḍḍiyāna, Ādipīṭha or Uḍapīṭha), according to the Manthānabhairavatantra.—[...] The eight Yoginīs (yoginyaṣṭaka): Jayā, Vijayā, Jayantī, Aparājitā, Nandā, Bhadrā, Bhīmā and Śrīdevī

Source: Kamakoti Mandali: The Yoginis of Narasimha Vyuha

Jayantī (जयन्ती) is the name of a Mātṛkā-Śakti created by Mahārudra in order to control the plague of demons created by Andhakāsura.—Accordingly, Andhaka-Asura tried to kidnap Umā (Devī Pārvatī), and was fiercely attacked by Mahārudra who shot arrows at him from his mahāpināka. when the arrows pierced the body of Andhakāsura, drops of blood fell to earth and from those drops, thousands of Andhakas arose. To control this plague of demons, Mahārudra created Mātṛkā-Śaktis [viz., Jayantī] and ordered them to drink the blood of the demons and drain them dry.

Source: Kamakoti Mandali: Nrisimha matrika-mandala

Jayantī (जयन्ती) refers to one of the various Mātṛkā-Śaktis created by Rudra in order to destroy the clones that spawned from Andhaka’s body.—Accordingly, [...] Andhakāsura attempted to abduct Girājanandinī (Pārvatī) and thus ensued a fierce battle between Andhakāsura and the great Rudra, the Lord of Umā. Like raktabīja, every drop of blood that fell from the body of Andhaka created another Asura like him and in no time, the entire world was filled with Andhakas. To destroy the growing number of Andhakas, Rudra created innumerable Mātṛkā-Śaktis [viz., Jayantī]. These Śaktis of immense power at once began to drink every drop of blood that flowed from the body of Andhaka, but they could still not effectively contain the emergence of more and more demons.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Wisdom Library: Varāha-purāṇa

Jayantī (जयन्ती) is the name of a beautiful damsel (kanyā), with black curly hair and red lips, according to the Varāhapurāṇa chapter 92. Jayantī (and other innumerable ladies) arose out of the agitation of Vaiṣṇavī while she was doing penance at Viśālā. For these young women, Vaiṣṇavī created the city Devīpura, containing numerous mansions with golden balconies, crystal stairs and water fountains, with jewelled windows and gardens.

Vaiṣṇavī is the form of Trikalā having a red body representing the energy of Viṣṇu. Trikalā is the name of a Goddess born from the combined looks of Brahmā, Viṣṇu and Maheśvara (Śiva).

The Varāhapurāṇa is categorised as a Mahāpurāṇa, and was originally composed of 24,000 metrical verses, possibly originating from before the 10th century. It is composed of two parts and Sūta is the main narrator.

Source: Wisdom Library: The Matsya-purāṇa

Jayantī (जयन्ती) is the name of a mind-born ‘divine mother’ (mātṛ), created for the purpose of drinking the blood of the Andhaka demons, according to the Matsya-purāṇa 179.8. The Andhaka demons spawned out of every drop of blood spilled from the original Andhakāsura (Andhaka-demon). According to the Matsya-purāṇa 179.35, “Most terrible they (e.g., Jayantī) all drank the blood of those Andhakas and become exceedingly satiated.”

The Matsyapurāṇa is categorised as a Mahāpurāṇa, and was originally composed of 20,000 metrical verses, dating from the 1st-millennium BCE. The narrator is Matsya, one of the ten major avatars of Viṣṇu.

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Jayantī (जयन्ती).—A holy place on the bank of the river Sarasvatī. There is a tīrtha (bath) here known as Somatīrtha. It is mentioned in the Mahābhārata, Vana Parva, Chapter 83, Stanza 19 that those who bathe in this tīrtha would obtain the fruits of the sacrifice of Rājasūya. (Imperial consecration). (See full article at Story of Jayantī from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)

2) Jayantī (जयन्ती).—Daughter of Indra and sister of Jayanta. In Bhāgavata, Skandha 4, there is a story stating how Jayantī was the wife of Śukra for ten years.

3) Jayantī (जयन्ती).—The queen of the King Ṛṣabha who was born in the dynasty of King Agnīdhra. Hundred children were born to Ṛṣabha of Jayantī (See under Ṛṣabha II).

Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Jayantī (जयन्ती) is another name for Śivā: the Goddess-counterpart of Śiva who incarnated first as Satī and then Pārvatī, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.1.16:—“[...] the great goddess Śivā is of the three natures. Śivā became Satī and Śiva married her. At the sacrifice of her father she cast off her body which she did not take again and went back to her own region. Śivā incarnated as Pārvatī at the request of the Devas. It was after performing a severe penance that she could attain Śiva again. Śivā came to be called by various names [such as Jayantī,...]. These various names confer worldly pleasures and salvation according to qualities and action. The name Pārvatī is very common.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Jayantī (जयन्ती).—Bestowed by Indra in marriage to Ṛṣabha. Mother of a hundred sons among whom was Bharata.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 4. 8-9.

1b) The night on which Kṛṣṇa was born.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 71. 205; Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 201.

1c) Daughter of Indra, sent by her father for the service of Śukra during his Dhūmravrata for 1000 years; rendered him services; pleased with her Śukra lived with her for ten years, as her husband;1 the result of this was the birth of Devayānī.2

  • 1) Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 72. 150, 156; 73. 3; Vāyu-purāṇa 97. 149; 98. 3.
  • 2) Matsya-purāṇa 47. 114-88; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 1. 86.

1d) The wife of Vṛṣabharāga and daughter of Kāśī.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 45. 26.

2) Jayanti (जयन्ति).—A goddess enshrined at Hastināpura; a mother-goddess.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 13. 28; 179. 13; Vāyu-purāṇa 1. 153.
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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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Ayurveda (science of life)

Nighantu (Synonyms and Characteristics of Drugs and technical terms)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Jayantī (जयन्ती) is the Sanskrit name for a medicinal plant possibly identified with Sesbania sesban (Linn.) Merr. (or ‘Egyptian riverhemp’), according to verse 4.131-132 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. Note: Bāpālāl accepting the Sesbania species, suggests differently as Sesbania aegyptiaca Pers. of Papilionaceae sub order.

Jayantī is mentioned as having seven synonyms: Balāmoṭā, Haritā, Jayā, Vijayā, Sūkṣmamūlā, Vikrāntā and Aparājitā.

Properties and characteristics: “Jayantī is known for its effectiveness in goitre (galagaṇḍa). It is pungent, bitter, hot and quells vitiated vāta. It clears the throat. The black (kṛṣṇa) coloured variety of Jayantī is considered rejuvenative. It is also supposed as Bhūtaghni”.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Vastushastra (architecture)

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

Jayantī (जयन्ती) refers to “joist (frame piece) § 3.24.”.—(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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General definition (in Hinduism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

Jayantī (जयन्ती):—Sanskrit word meaning “Barley” (Hordeum vulgare).

In Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism (Vajrayana or tantric Buddhism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Tibetan Buddhism

Jayantī (जयन्ती) is the name of Dūtī (i.e., messengers of Lord Vajrapāṇi) mentioned as attending the teachings in the 6th century Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa: one of the largest Kriyā Tantras devoted to Mañjuśrī (the Bodhisattva of wisdom) representing an encyclopedia of knowledge primarily concerned with ritualistic elements in Buddhism. The teachings in this text originate from Mañjuśrī and were taught to and by Buddha Śākyamuni in the presence of a large audience (including Jayantī).

Source: academia.edu: A Critical Study of the Vajraḍākamahātantrarāja (II)

Jayantī (जयन्ती) refers to one of the twenty-four sacred districts mentioned in the 9th century Vajraḍākatantra (chapter 18). These districts are not divided into subgroups, nor are explained their internal locations. They [viz., Jayantī] are external holy places, where the Tantric meting is held with native women who are identified as a native goddess. A similar system appears in the tradition of Hindu Tantrims, i.e., in the Kubjikāmatatantra (chapter 22), which belongs to the Śākta sect or Śaivism.

Jayantī is presided over by the Goddess (Devī) named Prasannāsyā accompanied by the Field-protector (Kṣetrapāla) named Trijaṭa. Their weapon possibly corresponds to the vajra and śṛṅkhala and their abode (residence) is mentioned as being a divine place.

Note: In the Kubjikāmatatantra, Jayantī is presided over by Devī Jvālāmukhī and the Kṣetrapāla named Mahāpreta. Their weapon is the khaḍga and their abode is the nimba-tree

Source: academia.edu: Holy Sites in Buddhist Saṃvara Cycle

Jayantī (जयन्ती) refers to one of the sixty-four inner channels running through the nirmāṇacakra, according to the 10th century Ḍākārṇava chapter 15. Nirmāṇacakra is an inner circle of the shape of a lotus with sixty-four petals. This inner circle is visualized in one’s abdomen. The inner channels [viz., Jayantī] run through the petals of these inner circles.

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Tibetan Buddhism includes schools such as Nyingma, Kadampa, Kagyu and Gelug. Their primary canon of literature is divided in two broad categories: The Kangyur, which consists of Buddha’s words, and the Tengyur, which includes commentaries from various sources. Esotericism and tantra techniques (vajrayāna) are collected indepently.

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In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: Wisdom Library: Jainism

Jayantī (जयन्ती) is the mother of Maṇḍana: the seventh Baladeva according to Śvetāmbara sources. Jain legends describe nine such Baladevas (“gentle heroes”) usually appearing together with their “violent” twin-brothers known as the Vāsudevas. The legends of these twin-heroes usually involve their antagonistic counterpart known as the Prativāsudevas (anti-heroes).

The stories of Jayantī and Maṇḍana are narrated in texts such as the Triṣaṣṭiśalākāpuruṣacarita (“the lives of the sixty-three illustrious persons”), a twelfth-century Śvetāmbara work by Hemacandra.

Source: archive.org: Trisastisalakapurusacaritra

1) Jayantī (जयन्ती) refers to one of the eight Dikkumārīs living on the eastern Rucaka mountains (in the Rucakadvīpa continent), according to chapter 1.2 [ādīśvara-caritra] of Hemacandra’s 11th century Triṣaṣṭiśalākāpuruṣacaritra: an ancient Sanskrit epic poem narrating the history and legends of sixty-three illustrious persons in Jainism.

Accordingly, “[...] Eight Dikkumārīs [viz., Jayantī], living on the eastern Rucaka Mountains, came in chariots rivaling the mind (in speed) as it were. After bowing to the Master and to Marudevā and announcing themselves as before, singing auspicious songs, they stood in front, holding mirrors. [...].”.

2) Jayantī (जयन्ती) is the name of a Vidyādhara-city, situated on mount Vaitāḍhya (in the southern row), according to chapter 1.3.—Accordingly, “[...] Taking their families and all their retinue and ascending the best of cars, they went to Vaitāḍhya. [...] Ten yojanas above the earth, King Nami made fifty cities on the mountain in a southern row [viz., Jayantī]. Nami himself lived in Śrīrathanūpuracakravāla, the capital city among these cities. [...] The two rows of Vidyādhara-cities looked very magnificent, as if the Vyantara rows above were reflected below. After making many villages [viz., Jayantī] and suburbs, they established communities according to the suitability of place. The communities there were called by the same name as the community from which the men had been brought and put there. [...]”.

3) Jayantī (जयन्ती) refers to one of the lotus-lakes situated near the four Añjana mountains, which are situated in the “middle world” (madhyaloka), according to chapter 2.3.—Accordingly, “In the four directions from each of the Añjana Mountains there are lotus-lakes, 100,000 yojanas square: [e.g., Jayantī, ...]. At a distance of 500 yojanas from each of them there are great gardens, 500 yojanas wide and 100,000 long, [...]. Within the lotus-lakes are the crystal Dadhimukha Mountains, [...] Between each two lotus-lakes there are 2 Ratikara Mountains so there are 32 Ratikara Mountains. On the Dadhimukha Mountains and on the Ratikara Mountains, there are eternal shrines of the Arhats, just as on the Añjana Mountains. [...]”.

4) Jayantī (जयन्ती) is the name of one of the two wifes of king Agnisiṃha from Vārāṇasī, according to chapter 6.5 [datta-nandana-prahlāda-caritra].—Accordingly:—“Now in this southern half of Bharata in Jambūdvīpa there is a city Vārāṇasī sought by the Gaṅgā like a friend. Its king was Agnisiṃha of the Ikṣvāku family, like a fire in brilliance, like a lion in strength. [...] He had two wives, Jayantī and Śeṣavatī, surpassing all the women of the world in beauty. The god, King Vasundhara, fell from the fifth heaven and descended into the womb of the chief-queen Jayantī. At the proper time a son, whose incarnation as a Rāma had been indicated by four dreams, named Nandana, a joy to the world, was borne by her”.

Source: HereNow4u: Lord Śrī Mahāvīra

Jayantī (जयन्ती) is the mother of Akampita: the eighth of the eleven gaṇadharas (group-leader) of Mahāvīra.—Śramaṇa Lord Mahāvīra’s congregation had 11 gaṇadharas. All these were Brahmin householders from different places. All these gaṇadharas (for example, Akampita) were Brahmins by caste and Vedic scholars. After taking initiation, they all studied the 11 Aṅgas. Hence, all of them had the knowledge of the 14 pūrvas and possessed special attainments (labdhis).

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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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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Jayantī.—(EI 9, IA 26), the twelfth tithi; the 12th tithi of a lunar month joined with the Punarvasu nakṣatra. Note: jayantī 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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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Jayanti [जयंती] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Sesbania sesban subsp. sesban Sesbania sesban subsp. sesban from the Fabaceae (Pea) family. For the possible medicinal usage of jayanti, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

Jayanti [जयन्ती] in the Nepali language is the name of a plant identified with Ipomoea quamoclit L. from the Convolvulaceae (morning glory) family.

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Jayanti in India is the name of a plant defined with Sesbania bispinosa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Aeschynomene spinulosa Roxb. (among others).

2) Jayanti is also identified with Sesbania grandiflora It has the synonym Dolichos arborescens G. Don (etc.).

3) Jayanti is also identified with Sesbania sesban It has the synonym Sesbania sesban (L.) Fawc. & Rendle (etc.).

4) Jayanti is also identified with Tridax procumbens It has the synonym Balbisia canescens Rich. ex Pers. (etc.).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Caryologia (1999)
· Flora Mexicana ed. 2 (1894)
· Supplementum Plantarum (1781)
· Nomenclator Botanicus. (1841)
· Nova Acta Physico-medica Academiae Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Naturae Curiosorum Exhibentia Ephemerides sive Observationes Historias et Experimenta (1770)
· Brooklyn Bot. Gard. Mem. (1918)

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jayantī (जयंती).—f (S) A tree, Ӕschinomene sesban. Of its fruit (jayantīphala) are made māḷā or wreaths.

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jayantī (जयंती).—f (S) The day, or the anniversary of it, on which the Hindu deity assumed an incarnation. Ten such are reckoned: viz. maccha-kūrma-varāha-nara- siṃha-vāmana-paraśurāma-rāma-kṛṣṇa-bauddha-kalkī-ja0.

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

jayantī (जयंती).—f The day on which the hindu deity assumed an incarnation or the an- niversary of it.

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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

Jayanti (जयन्ति) or Jayantī (जयन्ती).—A synonym of the balance-post; तुलादण्डो जयन्ती च फलकाः पर्यायवाचकाः (tulādaṇḍo jayantī ca phalakāḥ paryāyavācakāḥ) Māna.16.48.

Derivable forms: jayantiḥ (जयन्तिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Jayantī (जयन्ती).—(see also Jentī), name of a devakumārikā in the [Page239-a+ 71] eastern quarter: Lalitavistara 388.9; and so Senart in Mahāvastu iii.306.8, but his defective mss. lack it.

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

1) Jayantī (जयन्ती):—[from jayanta > jaya] a f. a flag, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] Sesbania aegyptiaca, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] barley planted at the commencement of the Daśa-harā and gathered at its close, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [v.s. ...] Kṛṣṇa’s birthnight (the 8th of the dark half of Śrāvaṇa, the asterism Rohiṇī rising at midnight, [Tithyāditya]), [Harivaṃśa 3320]

5) [v.s. ...] the 9th night of the Karma-māsa, [Sūryaprajñapti]

6) [v.s. ...] the 12th night of month Punar-vasu, [Nirṇayasindhu i, 391/392]

7) [v.s. ...] Durgā, Dākṣāyaṇī (in Hastinā-pura, [Matsya-purāṇa xiii, 28]; tutelary deity of the Vasūdrekas, [Brahma-purāṇa ii, 18, 21])

8) [v.s. ...] Name of a daughter of Indra, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

9) [v.s. ...] of Ṛṣabha’s wife (received from Indra), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa v, 4, 8; Matsya-purāṇa vl, 26]

10) [v.s. ...] of a Yoginī, [Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi ii, 1, 741]

11) [v.s. ...] of a Surāṅganā, [Siṃhāsana-dvātriṃśikā or vikramāditya-caritra, jaina recension] Concl.

12) [v.s. ...] of a river, [Mahābhārata iii, 5089]

13) [v.s. ...] of a country, [Rājataraṅgiṇī viii, 655]

14) [v.s. ...] of a town, [Vīracarita ix.]

15) [from jaya] b f. of ta q.v.

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

Jayantī (जयन्ती) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Jayaṃtī.

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Jayaṃtī (जयंती) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Yajantī.

2) Jayaṃtī (जयंती) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Jayantī.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Jayaṃti (ಜಯಂತಿ):—

1) [noun] a piece of cloth attached by one edge to a staff and used by a leader (as a monarch or feudal lord) as his standard.

2) [noun] the birth anniversary of a dead celebrity; a celebration observed on the day on which a deity is believed to have assumed an incarnation.

3) [noun] the plant Sesbania sesban(= S. aegyptiaca) of Papilionaceae family.

4) [noun] the small plant Evolves alsinoides of Convolvulaceae family, with sky-blue flowers, growing on the roadside; moon creeper.

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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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Tamil dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jayanti in Tamil glossary
Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Jayanti (ஜயந்தி) noun < jayantī.

1. See ஶ்ரீ ரீஜயந்தி. [shri rijayanthi.]

2. Birthday celebration, as of great persons and avatars; அவதாரபுருஷர் முதலிய பெரிய.ோரின் பிறந்தநாட் கொண்டாட்டம். [avatharapurushar muthaliya periyorin piranthanad kondattam.] Colloq.

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