Jivaloka, Jīvaloka, Jiva-loka: 10 definitions
Jivaloka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, the history of ancient India. 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.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Jīva-loka.—(EI 3), a village institution of uncertain mean- ing. Note: jīva-loka is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) the world of living beings, the world of mortals, the world or worldly existence; आलोकमर्कादिव जीवलोकः (ālokamarkādiva jīvalokaḥ) R.5.35; त्वत्प्रयाणे शान्तालोकः सर्वतो जीवलोकः (tvatprayāṇe śāntālokaḥ sarvato jīvalokaḥ) Māl. 9.37; जीवलोकतिलकः प्रलीयते (jīvalokatilakaḥ pralīyate) 21; so स्वप्नेन्द्रजालसदृशः खलु जीवलोकः (svapnendrajālasadṛśaḥ khalu jīvalokaḥ) Śānti.2.2; Bg.11.7; U.4.17.
2) living beings; दिवस इवाभ्रश्यामस्तपात्यये जीवलोकस्य (divasa ivābhraśyāmastapātyaye jīvalokasya) Ś.3.12; or आलोकमर्कादिव जीवलोकः (ālokamarkādiva jīvalokaḥ) R.5.35.
Derivable forms: jīvalokaḥ (जीवलोकः).
Jīvaloka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jīva and loka (लोक).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaṃ) 1. The world, the habitation of living beings. 2. Mankind. E. jīva, and loka world. jīvānāṃ lokaḥ bhogasādhanam .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jīvaloka (जीवलोक).—m. 1. the world of living beings, i. e. the earth, [Pañcatantra] 226, 6. 2. mankind, people, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 9. Tapoloka, i. e.
Jīvaloka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms jīva and loka (लोक).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jīvaloka (जीवलोक).—[masculine] the world of the living.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jīvaloka (जीवलोक):—[=jīva-loka] [from jīva > jīv] m. the world of living beings (opposed to that of the deceased), living beings, mankind, [Ṛg-veda x, 18, 8; Atharva-veda xviii, 3, 34; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiii, 8, 4; Mahābhārata etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jīvaloka (जीवलोक):—[jīva-loka] (kaṃ) 1. n. The world.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Jīvaloka refers to: the animate creation J. III, 394;
Note: jīvaloka is a Pali compound consisting of the words jīva and loka.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
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