Mahitva, Mahitvā: 6 definitions
Mahitva means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.
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mahitvā : (abs. of mahati) having honoured; having revered.
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.
Mahitva (महित्व).—Greatness, might; द्रष्टुं मञ्जुमहित्वमन्यदपि तद्वत्सानितो वत्सपान् (draṣṭuṃ mañjumahitvamanyadapi tadvatsānito vatsapān) Bhāgavata 1.13.15.
Derivable forms: mahitvam (महित्वम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahitva (महित्व):—[=mahi-tva] [from mahi > mah] n. greatness, might, [Ṛg-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahitva (महित्व):—(tvaṃ) 1. n. Greatness.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Mahitvana.
Full-text: Mahita, Vatadhvan, Vatapya, Vimanaska, Vimanas, Mah.
Search found 5 books and stories containing Mahitva, Mahitvā, Mahi-tva; (plurals include: Mahitvas, Mahitvās, tvas). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 1.166.1 < [Sukta 166]
Rig Veda 1.61.9 < [Sukta 61]
Rig Veda 8.25.18 < [Sukta 25]
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.1.200 < [Part 1 - Ecstatic Excitants (vibhāva)]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 2.3.88-89 < [Chapter 3 - Bhajana (loving service)]
Women in the Atharva-veda Samhita (by Pranab Jyoti Kalita)
19. Goddess Rātri < [Chapter 4 - Female Deities and the Glorification of Women in the Atharvaveda]
Rivers in Ancient India (study) (by Archana Sarma)
2. Descriptions of nature and natural objects < [Chapter 1 - Introduction]