Niketana: 13 definitions
Niketana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana
Niketana (निकेतन):—Son of Sunītha (son of Santati). His son was called Dharmaketu. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.17.8)
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Vastushastra (architecture)Source: Wisdom Library: Vāstu-śāstra
Niketana (निकेतन) is a Sanskrit technical term denoting a “residence” in general, according to the lists of synonyms given in the Mayamata XIX.10-12 and the Mānasāra XIX.108-12, both populair treatises on Vāstuśāstra literature.
Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
niketana : (nt.) abode; home.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
nikētana (निकेतन).—n S A place of abode; a residence or mansion.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
nikētana (निकेतन).—n A place of abode; a residence. Also nikṛṣṭapakṣīṃ.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Niketana (निकेतन).—An onion.
-nam 1 A mansion, house, abode; सिञ्जाना मञ्जुमञ्जीरं प्रविवेश निकेतनम् (siñjānā mañjumañjīraṃ praviveśa niketanam) Gīt.11; Ms.6.26;11. 129; Ki.1.16.
2) A temple.
Derivable forms: niketanaḥ (निकेतनः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) A house, a habitation. m.
(-naḥ) An onion E. see niketa.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Niketana (निकेतन).—i. e. ni-kit + ana, n. 1. A mansion, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 11, 128. 2. A temple, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 30.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Niketana (निकेतन).—[neuter] habitation, abode, temple.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Niketana (निकेतन):—[=ni-ketana] [from ni-keta] n. a house, mansion, habitation, temple, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] m. an onion, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Niketana (निकेतन):—[ni-ketana] (naṃ) 1. n. Idem. m. An onion.
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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