Malayagiri, Malaya-giri: 6 definitions


Malayagiri 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.

In Hinduism

Shaktism (Shakta philosophy)

[«previous next»] — Malayagiri in Shaktism glossary
Source: Google Books: Manthanabhairavatantram

Malayagiri (मलयगिरि) refers to the “(excellent) mount Malaya”, according to the according to the Kularatnoddyota, one of the earliest Kubjikā Tantras.—Accordingly, while describing Vṛkṣanātha’s entry into the world: “[...] (Then Vṛkṣanātha) went to the sacred seat of Oḍḍiyāna, an abode on the surface of the earth. (He went to) Jālandhara, the mountains of Pūrṇa, the venerable Kāmākhya, called Supreme. (He went to) the city of the lord of the snakes in the root of the seven lower worlds, to mount Śrīśaila, to Mahendra, the city of the king of the gods, Rāvaṇa’s abode the venerable Kailāsa and to Trikūṭa and (then finally to) the excellent mount Malaya (malayagiri-vara) and (in all these places) he sported (freely) as he desired. [...]”.

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Shakta (शाक्त, śākta) or Shaktism (śāktism) represents a tradition of Hinduism where the Goddess (Devi) is revered and worshipped. Shakta literature includes a range of scriptures, including various Agamas and Tantras, although its roots may be traced back to the Vedas.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Malayagiri in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Malayagiri (मलयगिरि).—&c. the Malaya mountain.

Derivable forms: malayagiriḥ (मलयगिरिः).

Malayagiri is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms malaya and giri (गिरि). See also (synonyms): malayācala, malayādri, malayaparvata.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Malayagiri (मलयगिरि) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—a fertile Jaina commentator: Śabdānuśāsana and vṛtti.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Malayagiri (मलयगिरि):—[=malaya-giri] [from malaya] m. the Malaya mountains, [Daśakumāra-carita]

2) [v.s. ...] another mountain, [Buddhist literature]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of an author, [Catalogue(s)]

[Sanskrit to German]

Malayagiri in German

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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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