Jivaloka, Jīvaloka, Jiva-loka: 10 definitions

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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 geography

Source: 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.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Jīvaloka (जीवलोक).—

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

Jīvaloka (जीवलोक).—n.

(-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] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Jīvaloka (जीवलोक):—(jīva + loka) m. die Welt der Lebenden (im Gegens. gegen die der Väter), die lebenden Wesen, die Menschen [Ṛgveda 10, 18, 8.] [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 18, 3, 34.] [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 13, 8, 4, 6.] [Mahābhārata 3, 1373. 5, 1055.] [Bhagavadgītā 15, 7.] [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 1, 15. 2, 41, 6. 74, 6. 3, 69, 16. 4, 43, 58. 5, 32, 6.] [Śihlana’s Śāntiśataka 2, 2.] [Śākuntala 60.] [Raghuvaṃśa 5, 35.] [Pañcatantra I, 9. 49, 4. 226, 6.] [Hitopadeśa 17, 19.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 1, 7, 24. 16, 23. 3, 10, 9.] pl. [Prooemium im Hitopadeśa 18]; vgl. jedoch [Mahābhārata 5, 1055.] brahmāṇḍajīvalokānāmanantatvāt ([BALL.]: of multitudes of souls in the universe) [Scholiast] zu [Kapila 1, 160.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Jīvaloka (जीवलोक):—m. die Welt der Lebenden , die lebenden Wesen , die Menschen [Harṣacarita 101,12.] [Vikramāṅkadevacarita 9,28.]

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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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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: 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.

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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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