Jayapatra, Jaya-patra: 6 definitions

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Jayapatra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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 Hinduism

Arthashastra (politics and welfare)

Source: archive.org: Studies in Kautilya Vocabulary

Jayapatra (जयपत्र) refers to a classification of official documents, according to the Śukranītisāra 2.290-314.—The Śukranītisāra is a Sanskrit work on ethics by Śukrācārya comprised of four chapters. The second chapter (uvarājādikṛtya, “the duties of the royal princes and the like”) speaks of the nature, character and validity of various documents (such as a Jayapatra).

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Arthashastra (अर्थशास्त्र, arthaśāstra) literature concerns itself with the teachings (shastra) of economic prosperity (artha) statecraft, politics and military tactics. The term arthashastra refers to both the name of these scientific teachings, as well as the name of a Sanskrit work included in such literature. This book was written (3rd century BCE) by by Kautilya, who flourished in the 4th century BCE.

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India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Jaya-patra.—(SITI), a certificate of victory in a dispute; a copy of the judgement. See jayarekha-patrikā. (EI 5), a cetificate of success. Note: jaya-patra is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

See also (synonyms): Jayarekha-patra.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as 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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jayapatra (जयपत्र).—n (S) Record of victory or triumph furnished by the defeated party: (as in a wrestling match, a learned disputation, a litigation.)

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

jayapatra (जयपत्र).—n Record of victory or triumph sound. furnished by the defeated party.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jayapatra (जयपत्र).—a record of victory.

Derivable forms: jayapatram (जयपत्रम्).

Jayapatra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jaya and patra (पत्र).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Jayapatra (जयपत्र).—n.

(-traṃ) Record of victory or triumph; in law, the sealed and written award of the judge in favour of either party; in historical tradition, the label on the brow of a horse turned loose for the Aswamedha sacrifice. E. jaya conquest, and patra a leaf; also with kan added jayapatraka . jayasūcakaṃ patram .

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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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