Madhuvidya, Madhuvidyā, Madhu-vidya: 5 definitions
Madhuvidya 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
Madhuvidyā (मधुविद्या).—A special mystical lore of the Devas. This was imparted to the sage Dadhyaṅ by Indra. (See under DADHYAṄ).
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Madhuvidyā (मधुविद्या).—Name of a mystical doctrine.
Madhuvidyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms madhu and vidyā (विद्या).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Madhuvidyā (मधुविद्या):—[=madhu-vidyā] [from madhu] f. ‘science of sweetness’, Name of a [particular] mystical doctrine, [Bṛhad-āraṇyaka-upaniṣad; Śaṃkarācārya; Sāma-veda [Scholiast or Commentator]] etc.
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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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Mandukya Upanishad (by Kenneth Jaques)
Lord Hayagriva in Sanskrit Literature (by Anindita Adhikari)
Saṃhitā (2): Horse-headed sage Dadhyañc Ātharvan < [Chapter 2]
Saṃhitā (3): Madhuvidyā < [Chapter 2]
Brāhmaṇa (2): Severed head of Viṣṇu < [Chapter 2]
Brahma Sutras (Ramanuja) (by George Thibaut)
Sutra 1.3.31 < [First Adhyaya, Third Pada]
Sutra 1.3.30 < [First Adhyaya, Third Pada]
Sutra 1.4.10 < [First Adhyaya, Fourth Pada]
Brahma Sutras (Nimbarka commentary) (by Roma Bose)
Madhu-vidyā (honey extracted from all the Vedas) < [Appendices]
Brahma-Sūtra 1.3.33 < [Adhikaraṇa 8 - Sūtras 31-33 (opponent’s view)]
Brahma-Sūtra 3.3.31 < [Adhikaraṇa 13 - Sūtra 31]
Brahma Sutras (Shankaracharya) (by George Thibaut)
I, 3, 31 < [First Adhyāya, Third Pāda]
III, 3, 31 < [Third Adhyāya, Third Pāda]
I, 3, 33 < [First Adhyāya, Third Pāda]
Vedic influence on the Sun-worship in the Puranas (by Goswami Mitali)