Narapati, Nara-pati: 12 definitions
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Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira
Narapati (नरपति) refers to a “(provincial) ruler”, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 4), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “If the two horns of the moon should appear but slightly raised and far from each other presenting the appearance of a boat, she brings trouble on the sailors but prosperity on mankind at large. [...] If the horns should together appear like a circle then the provincial rulers [i.e., narapati] will have to quit their places. If the northern horn should be higher than the southern one otherwise than as stated already, the crops will flourish and there will be good rain. If the southern horn should be similarly higher there will be famine and fear in the land”.
Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Narapati.—(IE 8-2; EI 12, 19; HD; SITI), ‘lord of men’, ‘leader of the infantry’; title borne by the Coḻa monarchs; Vijayanagara rulers, etc., in view of the large infantry they possessed; cf. the titles Aśvapati and Gajapati, and also Aśvapati- gajapati-narapati-rāja-tray-ādhipati which was the title of some kings. See Ind. Ant., Vol. XV, p. 7; JBORS, Vol. V, p. 588. Note: narapati is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Narapati (नरपति).—a king; नरपतिहितकर्ता द्वेष्यतां याति लोके (narapatihitakartā dveṣyatāṃ yāti loke) Pt. नराणां च नराधिपम् (narāṇāṃ ca narādhipam) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 1.27; Manusmṛti 7.13; R.2.75;3.42;7.62; Meghadūta 39; Y.1.311.
Derivable forms: narapatiḥ (नरपतिः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tiḥ) A king, a sovereign, a prince. E. nara man, pati lord.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Narapati (नरपति).—[masculine] king, prince.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum
1) Narapati (नरपति) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—called also harivaṃśakavi son of Āmradeva of Dhārā: Jyotiṣkalpavṛkṣa. Quoted in the following work. Narapatijayacaryā and—[commentary].
2) Narapati (नरपति):—delete ‘called also Harivaṃśakavi’.
—[commentary] Jayalakṣmī. read by Harivaṃśa. add Pheh. 10.
1) Narapati (नरपति):—[=nara-pati] [from nara] m. ‘m°-lord’, a king, [Varāha-mihira; Kāvya literature] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] Name of one of the 4 [mythology] kings of Jambu-dvīpa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] of an author, [Catalogue(s)]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Narapati (नरपति):—[nara-pati] (tiḥ) 2. m. A king.
[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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Narapati in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) see [nripa]..—narapati (नृपति) is alternatively transliterated as Nṛpati.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Narapati (ನರಪತಿ):—[noun] a king, considered as the lord of his subjects.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+40): Naradeva, Narapatijayacarya, Narapatipatha, Narapativijaya, Narapatijayacaryasara, Narapatijayasura, Naradhipati, Kimnarapati, Nripati, Ashvapati-Gajapati-Narapati-muvaru-rayara-ganda, Jyotishacakra, Raktatrimurtika, Shivabhaskara, Svararnava, Svarasimha, Malayadhvajanarapati, Jayapaddhati, Jyotishkalpavriksha, Pataukashridarpana, Shrigalashakuna.
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Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 2.23.400 < [Chapter 23 - Wandering about Navadvīpa On the Day the Lord Delivered the Kazi]
Verse 1.2.112 < [Chapter 2 - The Lord’s Appearance]
Dasarupaka (critical study) (by Anuru Ranjan Mishra)
Part 11 - Technical Aspects of a Utsṛṣṭikāṅka < [Chapter 8 - Utsṛṣṭikāṅka (critical study)]
Part 12 - Society in the Ūrubhaṅga < [Chapter 8 - Utsṛṣṭikāṅka (critical study)]
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
The Sarva-Darsana-Samgraha (by E. B. Cowell)
A History of Indian Philosophy Volume 5 (by Surendranath Dasgupta)
Part 3 - Moral Responsibility and the Grace of God < [Chapter XXXVI - Philosophy of Śrīkaṇṭha]