Mahopadhyaya, Maha-upadhyaya, Mahopādhyāya: 8 definitions
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India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Mahopādhyāya.—(EI 6, 15), a title of teachers. Note: mahopādhyāya is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Mahopādhyāya (महोपाध्याय).—a great preceptor, a learned teacher.
Derivable forms: mahopādhyāyaḥ (महोपाध्यायः).
Mahopādhyāya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahā and upādhyāya (उपाध्याय).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahopādhyāya (महोपाध्याय).—m. a reverend master,
Mahopādhyāya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mahā and upādhyāya (उपाध्याय).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahopādhyāya (महोपाध्याय).—[masculine] great teacher.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
Mahopādhyāya (महोपाध्याय) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—(?) probably Raghunātha: Anumānakhaṇḍaśiromaṇi. Khn. 60.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Mahopādhyāya (महोपाध्याय):—[from mahā > mah] m. ‘gr° teacher’, Name of various scholars and authors (e.g. of Bhāravi, Vidyā-nātha, Raghu-nātha etc.), [Catalogue(s)] (cf. mahā-mahop).
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Mahopādhyāya (महोपाध्याय):—[(mahā + u)] m. ein grosser Lehrer, Beiw. Vidyānātha’s im [PRATĀPAR.], Bhāravi’s in den Unterschrr. von [Kirātārjunīya 4. fgg.] mahā [Bhāṣāpariccheda] am Schluss.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Mahopādhyāya (महोपाध्याय):—m. ein grosser Lehrer.
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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