Jivan, Jīvan: 3 definitions
Jivan means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Jīvan (जीवन्).—Months of Nabha and Nabhasya.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa 1. 13. 9; Vāyu-purāṇa 30. 8.
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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Jīvan (जीवन्):—[from jīv] in [compound] for vat.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Jivan in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) life; animation; existence; -[krama] the journey of life; living; ~[carita] biography; ~[caritakara] a biographer; ~[carya] living; routine of life; -[dana] sacrifice of life; (commitment) to spare somebody’s life; ~[dhana] the basic wealth of life; a woman’s husband; -[naiya/nauka] the ship of life; -[marana] life and death; •[cakra] the life and death-cycle; -[vritta/vrittamta] biography, bio-data; -[shakti] elan vital, vitality; -[samgharsha] struggle for life; struggle for existence; -[samdhya] the evening of one’s life—the last phase of life; -[stara] standard of living; ~[hina] lifeless; insipid; ~[hetu] livelihood; the basis of existence; —[bhara hona] life to become a burden..—jivan (जीवन) is alternatively transliterated as Jīvana.
See also (Relevant definitions)
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Search found 24 books and stories containing Jivan, Jīvan; (plurals include: Jivans, Jīvans). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 2 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 7 - The Stage of the Saint (Jīvan-mukta) < [Chapter XII - The Philosophy of the Yogavāsiṣṭha]
Part 25 - Vidyāraṇya (a.d. 1350) < [Chapter XI - The Śaṅkara School of Vedānta (continued)]
Part 10 - Stages of Progress < [Chapter XII - The Philosophy of the Yogavāsiṣṭha]
Brahma Sutras (Shankara Bhashya) (by Swami Vireshwarananda)
Chapter IV, Section II, Introduction < [Section II]
Chapter IV, Section I, Adhikarana XIV < [Section I]
Preceptors of Advaita (by T. M. P. Mahadevan)
Shiva Gita (study and summary) (by K. V. Anantharaman)
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 3.1.25 < [Part 1 - Neutral Love of God (śānta-rasa)]
Verse 1.2.187 < [Part 2 - Devotional Service in Practice (sādhana-bhakti)]
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter XXII - Practice of wisdom or wisdom in practice. (vijnana-bhyasa) < [Book III - Utpatti khanda (utpatti khanda)]
Chapter XC - Admonition on the mind and its yoga meditation < [Book V - Upasama khanda (upashama khanda)]
Chapter LXVIII - On the virtue of taciturnity < [Book VI - Nirvana prakarana part 1 (nirvana prakarana)]