Mayati, Māyāti: 5 definitions



Mayati 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Māyāti (मायाति).—A sacrifice to men.

Derivable forms: māyātiḥ (मायातिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Māyati (मायति).—(= Sanskrit māti), is measurable in, is contained in, with loc. (so Sanskrit māti): (sa puṇyaskandho…) trisā- hasramahāsāhasreṣu lokadhātuṣu na māyet Aṣṭasāhasrikā-prajñāpāramitā 157.19, would not be measurable in i.e. would be greater than.

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

Māyāti (मायाति):—(?), m. = nara-bali, [Brahma-purāṇa]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Māyāti (मायाति):—m. = narabali Menschenopfer [Śabdakalpadruma] nach dem [BRAHMAVAIV. Pāṇini’s acht Bücher,] [PRAKṚTIKH. 16.]

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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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