Jivajivaka, Jiva-jivaka, Jīvajīvaka: 7 definitions
Jivajivaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Jīvajīvaka (जीवजीवक).—A King of birds. Mention is made in Mahābhārata, Śānti Parva, Chapter 139, Stanza 6, about this bird.
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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Jīvajīvakā (जीवजीवका):—[jīvajīvakāḥ] A small bird.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Jīvajīvaka (जीवजीवक).—(also jīvaṃjīvaḥ) the Chakora bird; रक्तानि हृत्वा वासांसि जायते जीवजीवकः (raktāni hṛtvā vāsāṃsi jāyate jīvajīvakaḥ) Ms.12.66. According to Artha- śāstra, however, it means a pheasant; विषाभ्याशे ग्लायति जीवंजीवकः । चकोरस्याक्षिणी विरज्येते (viṣābhyāśe glāyati jīvaṃjīvakaḥ | cakorasyākṣiṇī virajyete) Kau. A.1.2.17.
Derivable forms: jīvajīvakaḥ (जीवजीवकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jīvajīvaka (जीवजीवक).—m. A kind of bird, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 12, 66.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jīvajīvaka (जीवजीवक).—[masculine] a kind of fowl.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Jīvajīvaka (जीवजीवक):—[=jīva-jīvaka] [from jīva > jīv] m. idem, [Manu-smṛti xii, 66; Mahābhārata iii, xiif.; Harivaṃśa 12685; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Brahma-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] a, [Buddhist literature] or Jain ascetic, [Demetrius Galanos’s Lexiko: sanskritikes, anglikes, hellenikes]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Jīvajīvaka (जीवजीवक):—m. —
1) eine Hühnerart. —
2) *ein buddhistischer oder Jaina-Bettler [Galano's Wörterbuch]
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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