Maghava, Maghavā: 10 definitions
Maghava means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, 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.
Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Maghava (मघव).—m. Name of Indra.
Derivable forms: maghavaḥ (मघवः).
See also (synonyms): maghavat.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Maghava (मघव).—[masculine] [Epithet] of Indra.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Maghava (मघव):—[from magha] m. = magha-van, [Bhaviṣya-purāṇa, khaṇḍa 1 & 2: bhaviṣya-purāṇa & bhaviṣyottara-purāṇa]Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Maghavā (मघवा):—(nm) [indra] —the chief of gods; —[bhāṣā biḍaujā ṭīkā] the commentary to be more abstruse than the text.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Maghava (मघव) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Maghavan.
2) Maghavā (मघवा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Maghavā.
3) Māghavā (माघवा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Māghavā.
Māghavā has the following synonyms: Māghavī.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Maghava (ಮಘವ):—[noun] Indra, the lord of gods.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 6.47.15 < [Sukta 47]
Rig Veda 1.173.5 < [Sukta 173]
Rig Veda 2.6.4 < [Sukta 6]
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 4 - The Delightful Satisfaction of Sakka < [Chapter 39 - How the Āṭānāṭiya Paritta came to be Taught]
Dhammapada (Illustrated) (by Ven. Weagoda Sarada Maha Thero)
Vastu-shastra (1): Canons of Architecture (by D. N. Shukla)
(iv) Other Ācāryas (chief preceptors) of Vastuśāstra < [Chapter 4 - An outline History of Hindu Architecture]
Sri Krishnasastri - A New Voice in Telugu Literature < [September-October, 1929]
Early Buddhist Attitude to War < [July – September, 1994]
The Agni Purana (by N. Gangadharan)