Mahya: 4 definitions
Mahya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Mahya.—(EI 28), same as namasya. See Ep. Ind., Vol. XXVIII, pp. 77 ff. Note: mahya 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Mahya (मह्य):—[from mah] mfn. ([probably]) highly honoured, [Mahābhārata] (= mahat, [Nīlakaṇṭha])
2) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] Name of a people, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
3) Mahyā (मह्या):—[from mahya > mah] f. See under mahnyā, p. 804, col. 1.
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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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Ends with: Samahya.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Rig Veda 4.1.9 < [Sukta 1]
Rig Veda 1.24.2 < [Sukta 24]
Rig Veda 6.57.6 < [Sukta 57]
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CXXXVIII - Genealogy of royal princes (solar race) < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)