Jayavijaya, Jayāvijayā, Jaya-vijaya: 2 definitions

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Jayavijaya means something in Jainism, Prakrit, 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)

[«previous next»] — Jayavijaya in Jainism glossary
Source: academia.edu: Tessitori Collection I

Jayavijaya (जयविजय) was the teacher of Śāntivijaya: the author of the Varakāṃṇa-stavana (dealing with Pārśva in Jain literature), which is included in the collection of manuscripts at the ‘Vincenzo Joppi’ library, collected by Luigi Pio Tessitori during his visit to Rajasthan between 1914 and 1919.—The author, Śāntivijaya, was a disciple of Jayavijaya.

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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

[«previous next»] — Jayavijaya in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jayāvijayā (जयाविजया).—f (S) The names of two goddesses, to whom warriors, on going to battle, offer worship for victory or success.

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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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