Latagriha, Latāgṛha, Lata-griha: 6 definitions

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Latagriha means something in Jainism, Prakrit, Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Latāgṛha can be transliterated into English as Latagrha or Latagriha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Jainism

Latāgṛha (लतागृह) refers to a type of gṛha located in the vyantara cities of Jambūdvīpa, according to Jain cosmological texts, such as the Tiloyapannatti. The vyantaras represent a class of Gods (devas) comprising eight groups of deities that wander about the three worlds (adhaloka, madhyaloka and ūrdhvaloka). Jambūdvīpa sits at the centre of madhyaloka (‘middle world’) is the most important of all continents and it is here where human beings reside.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

latāgṛha (लतागृह).—n (S) A bower or an arbour.

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Latāgṛha (लतागृह).—a bower surrounded with creepers, an arbour; latāgṛhadvāragato 'tha nandī Ku.3.41.

Derivable forms: latāgṛhaḥ (लतागृहः), latāgṛham (लतागृहम्).

Latāgṛha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms latā and gṛha (गृह).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Latāgṛha (लतागृह).—n. an arbour, [Kirātārjunīya] 5, 5.

Latāgṛha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms latā and gṛha (गृह).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Latāgṛha (लतागृह).—[neuter] a summerhouse formed of creepers.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Latāgṛha (लतागृह):—[=latā-gṛha] [from latā] n. (ifc. f(ā). ) a creeper-bower, arbour of cr°, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature; Kathāsaritsāgara]

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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. 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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